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Kris “Tanto” Paronto

Kris “Tanto” Paronto, a United States Veteran and private security contractor, has served the United States for more than 18 years. Kris possesses elite training skills received from the U.S. Army Ranger, 2nd Battalion, 75th Regiment and 5th Battalion, Special Forces Group. Throughout those years Kris joined other security companies including Blackwater Security, the Central Intelligence Agency, OSEN Hunter Group and NEXUS Security Consulting. Read More.

 

 

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The Ranger Way

Purchase your signed copy today or come to a book signing event near you.

Thousands of people have heard Kris "Tanto" Paronto speak about his experiences in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. But before he was a security contractor, Tanto was a US Army Ranger from 2nd Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment. Rangers are trained to lead by being pushed to their physical and mental limits so that they can perform against impossible odds in punishing situations.

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Real Account of What Happened

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The harrowing, true account from the brave men on the ground who fought back during the Battle of Benghazi. 13 HOURS presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya.

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Events


  • Kris Paronto Keynote Speaker - Jailcon18 - Private

    Wednesday, June 06, 2018 at 08:00 AM

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    PRIVATE CONFERENCE

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    In addition to the best training available for corrections, NIJO is excited to announce that JAILCON18 West Keynote Speaker will be Kris Paranto. 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 of 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.

    BATTLELINE TACTICAL TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE - COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

    Saturday, June 09, 2018 at 09:00 AM - June 10, 2018 · $517.50 USD

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    BATTLELINE TACTICAL

    With The Assistance Of MORGAN TIMING SYSTEMS

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    Is Coming To FORT CARSON/ COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO

    SATURDAY, JUNE 9 -  SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2018

    9am until 5pm daily

    TWO DAY CONCEALED DEFENSIVE PISTOL COURSE designed for intermediate to advanced students looking to improve their speed and accuracy while utilizing drawing from concealment. This course will be taught by Battleline's Lead Firearms Instructor Kris "Tanto" Paronto and other vetted firearms instructors from the intelligence community.

     

    SPOTS ARE LIMITED - REGISTER EARLY!

     

    TOPICS COVERED:

    - PISTOL SAFETY

    - VARIOUS IWB POSITIONS & THE ADVANTAGES OF EACH

    - DRAWING FROM CONCEALMENT

    - FUNDAMENTALS OF PISTOL MARKSMANSHIP

    - TARGET ACQUISITION

    - ENGAGEMENT FROM 3 TO 25 METERS FROM CONCEALMENT

    - CLOSE RANGE PISTOL ENGAGEMENT FROM CONCEALMENT

    - PISTOL CONCEALMENT RELOADS

    - SHOOTING FROM SIMPLE COVER

    - STRONG SIDE & SUPPORT SIDE SHOOTING

    - SHOOTING ON THE MOVE

    - MULTIPLE TARGET ACQUISITION

    - LOW LIGHT SHOOTING

    - BALLISTICS

     

    EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

    - EYE PROTECTION

    - HEARING PROTECTION (preferably noise canceling but not required)

    - 600 ROUNDS OF PISTOL AMMUNITION

    - QUALITY CONCEALMENT PISTOL HOLSTER AND PISTOL MAGAZINE HOLSTER (in good condition and working order)

    - 3 PISTOL MAGAZINES (at minimum)

    - WEATHER APPROPRIATE CLOTHING (rain or shine)

    - TARGETS PROVIDED BY INSTRUCTORS

    - LUNCH & WATER BOTTLES

     

    NON-REQUIRED BUT RECOMMENDED:

    - KNEE PADS

    - SUNGLASSES

    - SUNSCREEN & BUG SPRAY

     

     

    ELIGIBILITY:

    - VALID U.S. GOVERNMENT ID

    - COMPLETION OF A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE THROUGH A SIMILAR COMPANY OR GOVT AGENCY OR PERMISSION FROM THE INSTRUCTORS TO ATTEND CLASS.

    - DD-214 SHOWING M-9 COMPLETION WILL SUFFICE FOR A BASIC HANDGUN COURSE COMPLETION.

     

    LODGING: LODGING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STUDENT.

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    CANCELLATION:

    DUE TO A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS AVAILABLE, THERE IS NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATIONS. IF YOU CANCEL 30 DAYS PRIOR, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL CREDIT THAT CAN BE USED FOR A FUTURE CLASS.

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