Kevin Tillman

Kevin Tillman is a former Major League Baseball player who left the
Anaheim Angels after September 11, 2001 to enlist in the United States
Army. With his brother, former National Football League star Pat Tillman, he
completed training for the elite Army Ranger school in late 2002, and
were assigned to the second battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment in
Fort Lewis, Washington. Both Pat and Kevin Tillman were deployed to the
Middle East as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In 2004, Pat Tillman was killed in combat while in Afghanistan by friendly fire.


Our Endless Wars Led to the Capitol Insurrection Our Endless Wars Led to the Capitol Insurrection

As a former soldier in America’s forever wars, I found what happened strangely familiar, almost inevitable.

Mar 17, 2021 / Kevin Tillman

Pat Tillman’s Legacy Pat Tillman’s Legacy

As the elections approach, a former soldier, grieving the friendly-fire death of his brother in combat, asks: How has the most respected country in the world become so irrational, ...

Oct 20, 2006 / Kevin Tillman