Mary Tillman, mother of late U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman, discusses her new book, Boots on the Ground by Dusk: My Tribute to Pat Tillman, the problems with the investigation and the cover-up surrounding her son’s death, the culture of deceit and cover-up in the Pentagon, the role of Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, the problems with getting the truth behind her son’s death, Pat’s views of the Iraq War, the president’s political pandering in connection with Pat Tillman’s death, the destruction of Pat’s military diary and uniform.
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Mary Tillman is a special education teacher in San Jose, California and mother of late U.S. Army Ranger, Pat Tillman. She recently wrote her first book as a tribute to Pat, Boots on the Ground by Dusk: My Tribute to Pat Tillman. She writes of her son’s brief but remarkable life and the military’s betrayal of Pat and his family. She paints an portrait of the guiding principles that defined her son and that ultimately led him, in death, into the hearts and minds of people all over the world.