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Kris Paranto - The Ranger Way: Living the Code On and Off the Battle

Elks Lodge

1 Morrell St, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA

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Event Description

WHEN: Thursday, May 25, 2017
WHERE: Elk's Lodge, 1Morrell Street, Boston, MA 02132
WHAT: VIP Dinner with Kris 5:30 - 7 PM (seating limited to 20 people) - $200
General event - $75 - Includes hor d'ouevres 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Program begins at 7:30 PM
Kris will offer a few remarks, read select passages from his book, limited Q and A, book signing and photo op with Kris

This event is in conjunction with the Norfolk County Republican Committee.  The HMSS does not endorse any view, position of or candidate endorsed by the NRCC

Side Bar Blurb -
My Friends,

Join us as we welcome once again Benghazi Hero and my friend Kris Paronto.

survivor of the 2012 Benghazi siege that was subject of the book and movie 13 Hours, Kris' new book, The Ranger Way provides powerful, motivational tools for surviving and thriving to bring readers discipline, motivation, success, and peace to life.

Kris' motto, "never quit is the difference between success and failure" helps turn every obstacle into an opportunity for growth.

His book The Ranger Way is included in all tickets for this event.

Come hear from a motivator beyond compare!


Rabbi Jonathan Hausman

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 environment 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. His story is told in the book "13 Hours" written by Mitchell Zuckoff and his five surviving annex security team members.  "13 Hours" was subsequently made into a movie.
Mr. Paronto was born in Alamosa, Colorado and obtained his Bachelor's Degree from Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado and Masters Degree from The University of Nebraska at Omaha. He served 4 years in the US Army and an additional 4 years in the US Army National Guard reaching the rank of Sergeant then becoming a commissioned officer in 2003. He started contracting for Blackwater Security Consulting in 2003 and continued to deploy on various security contracts, to include the Global Response Staff until 2013.  Mr. Paronto has been involved in security operations in hostile environments for over 10 years and his and team's involvement with the September 11th, 2012 attack on the US special mission in Benghazi, Libya was paramount in the saving of US lives and assets. He is a proven leader, teammate and friend to those who have deployed with him, and a devout father to a loving wife and two remarkable children.

His latest book,"The Ranger Way"  Tanto shares stories from his training experiences that played a role in his team's heroic response in Benghazi. Being a Ranger is, by design, not for everyone, but anyone can use the expectations and techniques of Ranger culture to achieve personal victory.  Tanto discusses the Ranger code of exploring how to deal with mistakes and disappointment like a leader, accept responsibility, and why being of service to others, and being willing to sacrifice, will help you succeed, and how the power of humility, strength, faith, and brotherhood will sustain you on the road to accomplishing your mission.

Security provided by Northstar Protective Services
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