Pat Tillman Archives

Podcast: 8th Annual Pat’s Run

Pat's Run
by in Events | Podcasts

In May of 2002, Pat Tillman turned down a $3.6 million contract from the Arizona Cardinals to enlist in the U.S. Army following the 9/11 attacks. In 2004, Tillman’s wife Marie founded the Pat Tillman Foundation and a year later the inaugural Pat’s Run took place in Tempe, Ariz. The Pat Tillman Foundation was set… Read More →

Centennial Series: Arizona Military Milestones

Arizona Military: Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, AZ Business Magazine November-December 2011
by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Centennial Series: Arizona Military Milestones The military has played an enormous role in shaping the first 100 years of Arizona’s history. Here are some of the Arizona military personalities, places and things that have left their mark on the state’s history: Lori Piestewa (1979-2003) Piestewa was the first Native American woman to die in combat… Read More →

Centennial Series: 100 Years of Notable Arizonans

100 Years of Notable Arizonans, Arizona Centennial Series

Arizonans who made a notable impact to Arizona & American history:   100 Years of Notable Arizonans:   Dr. Richard Carmona Served as the 17th U.S. Surgeon General during the Bush Administration Raul H. Castro First Hispanic governor of Arizona; U.S. ambassador to Argentina Cesar Chavez (1927–1993) Labor rights activist; union organizer Barry Goldwater (1909–1998)… Read More →

10 Top Famous And Infamous Arizona Alumni

Arizona Centennial Series - 10 Top Headlines Spotlighting Arizona

10 Top Most Famous and Infamous Arizona Alumni Since 1885, both the University of Arizona and Arizona State have graduated hundreds of thousands of students — many of which have gone on to lead successful lives utilizing their education and experience. From the two largest schools in the state, alumni include those involved in wide… Read More →