The Yellowstone County Lincoln / Reagan Day Dinner is set for this Thursday, April 25 at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. Special guest speaker is former U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor Kris "Tanto" Paranto.

Paronto is known for his actions while part of the CIA annex security team during the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stephens and the CIA compound in Benghazi. He is featured in the book 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi and is credited as a co-author. -Wikipedia