This just in–former Arizona Cardinals linebacker Pat Tillman, who joined the 75th Ranger Regiment after 9/11, has been killed in action in Afghanistan. For all our concern about Iraq, Afghanistan has truly become the forgotten front.
So why the attention? Well, because Tillman could have chosen to keep making millions in the NFL, but instead, he chose to give that up and serve a higher cause than himself. And now he’s paid the ultimate price. Godspeed, man, and may angels sing thee to thy rest.