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Kris Paronto


Kris Paronto is a former Army Ranger from the 2nd Bat, 75th Regiment and a private security contractor who's deployed throughout South America, Central America, the Middle East, and North Africa, not to mention work with the US Government’s Global Response Staff.

But it was one fateful night on September 11, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya when an armed mob of militants attacked the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex that Kris earned the patriotic praise he is due as a true hero and warrior.

Disobeying "stand down" orders they knew they couldn't live with, Kris and five other American security operators went beyond the call of duty to courageously venture into the mass chaos in order to save the Americans trapped by the violent mobs.

Together the saved lives, and while both sides of the political aisle play hot potato with the "truth", Kris knows what really happened in the Benghazi attacks... and he's shared his compelling story in the book, "13 Hours: The Inside Account Of What Really Happened In Benghazi".