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13 Hours in Benghazi - Shadow Warriors Project
5121 Winnetka Avenue North Suite #110 New Hope, MN 55428
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Event DescriptionOn the night of September 11, 2012, terrorists attacked the US Embassy and nearby CIA Annex in Benghazi, Libya. U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Navy Seals Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, and Information Officer Sean Smith were all killed in the attack.
Hear the real story about what happened in Benghazi that night, told by two heroes, Mark "Oz" Geist and John "Tig" Tiegen. Mark served 12 years in the United States Marine Corp, specializing in Anti- and Counter-Terrorist and Intelligence work. After a stint in law enforcement, Mark served as a security contractor in Iraq and finished his career in Benghazi, Libya, where he is credited with saving the lives of more than 25 Americans.
John Tiegen is a former Marine Sergeant who served on missions to Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. John was on his third trip to Benghazi when the attacks occurred. He received the Award for Heroism in recognition of his bravery and valor.
10am - 2pm - Private shooting for 20 minutes with either Mark Geist or John Tiegen at Sealed Mindset in their state-of-the-art shooting bay. Bring your gun, or rent one from Sealed Mindset. Includes a photo op with Mark or John and a personally autographed book, 13 Hours in Benghazi. Specific times will be assigned and communicated to guests before the event. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime chance to shoot with one of the heroes of Benghazi!
6:00 - 9:30pm -
Reception - including appetizers and drinks
Silent and Live Auction - including AR15, AK-47 and Glock handgun used by Mark Geist
Presentation by Mark Geist and John Tiegen
Q & A Session
Book Signing, 13 Hours in Benghazi, The Inside Account of What Really Happened, co-authored by Mark and John - the book as provided as a part of this event.
This event benefits Shadow Warriors Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation dedicated to the support of private military security contractors, conducting paramilitary security operations in some of the world's most dangerous areas. These contractors do not receive the medical and financial benefits available to regular military and often find themselves without support to cover the costs of medical injuries that occur on the battlefield, and the resulting loss of income.