Kris "Tanto" Paronto - Keynote Speaker for Minnehaha County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner - Sioux Falls, SD


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Special Guest Kris Paronto will be the keynote speaker for the Minnehaha County Republican Party Lincoln Dinner on Tuesday May 31st!   

Kris "Tanto" Paronto

  • Former Ranger, 2nd Battalion, 75th Regiment
  • Security and Military Consultant
  • Hero of Benghazi Attack

Kris Paronto - “Tanto” as he is affectionately known in security contracting circles - is a former Army Ranger from 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment and private security contractor who has deployed throughout South America, Central America, the Middle East and North Africa. He also worked with the US Government’s Global Response Staff conducting low profile security in high threat environments throughout the world.

Mr. Paronto was part the CIA annex security team that responded to the terrorist attack on the US Special Mission in Benghazi, Libya, September 11th, 2012, helping to save over 20 lives while fighting off terrorists from the CIA Annex for over 13 hours. Mr. Paronto’s story is told in the book “13 Hours” written by Mitchell Zuckoff and his five surviving annex security team members.

When: Tuesday May 31st

Where: Ramkota Exhbit Hall

Social 6 PM. Dinner 7 PM

Please Contact Dave Roetman 605 521-2331 or for details

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT) Add to Calendar
Ramkota Hotel Exhibit Hall - 3200 W Maple Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57107 - View Map
May 31, 2016 at 6pm - 9pm
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