Secretary of the Army Peter Geren (left) and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Richard Cody (right) hold a joint press conference at the Pentagon, July 31, 2007, to discuss the mishandling of the investigation into the death of Cpl. Patrick Tillman. Tillman, a safety for the National Football League's Arizona Cardinals, enlisted in the Army following the terrorist attacks of 2001 and was serving in Afghanistan as an Army ranger at the time of his death, in April 2004.
Defense Dept. photo by R. D. Ward
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