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Fort Wayne Base Community Council Luncheon, April 19

The Fort Wayne Base Community Council (FWBCC), in partnership with Manpower, will be hosting a luncheon featuring a highly sought after speaker Kris “Tanto” Paronto, survivor and hero of the 9/11/2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi, Libya. He will share his first-hand account of the brutal attack on Benghazi and lessons from his experiences in combat and business. According to Tammy Kelly, President of the Board of the FWBCC, “This is a rare opportunity to hear Mr. Paronto’s compelling story of survival and courage. This event is just one example of the Fort Wayne Base

Community Council creating opportunities for education and interaction centered on military affairs and grassroots support of Veterans and military families living throughout Northeast Indiana.”

The luncheon will be held in the Grand Hall of Parkview Mirro Event and Conference Center, 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, IN beginning at 11:30 am EST on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016. The public is invited to attend this event and the cost is $30 per person and includes a plated lunch. Discounts of $15 are given for Veterans and current military personnel and spouses, and a $10 discount is given to FWBCC members. A full schedule of events and registration info can be found by going to and clicking on “Events”. Advance registration is required by April 10, 2016.Register now at: