Perry To Address Wounded Warrior Foundation

HOUSTON (AP) – Gov. Rick Perry is keynote speaker at the annual gala for the Lone Survivor Foundation, created by a soldier honored for surviving one of the worst single-day losses of life in Navy SEAL history.

Perry, a frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination, may discuss U.S. military and foreign policy Saturday night at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

The Lone Survivor Foundation provides therapeutic and other support to wounded American combat veterans and their families.

It was founded by Marcus Luttrell, who was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism. He is the lone SEAL team member to survive a June 2005 firefight with the Taliban in Afghanistan.

The Huntsville, Texas, native detailed the experience in his best-selling 2007 book, “Lone Survivor.”

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

  • Rod

    perry is nothing but a disgrace to the state of Texas and all of the honest military personnel for the crooked way he has managed this state as his own personal pigging bank.

  • Dan Joseph

    Marcus Luttrell was a Sailor – a Petty Officer First Class, U S Navy.
    He was not a “soldier” as noted in the first sentence of this story.
    Petty Officer Luttrell was a Navy SEAL, and he is a true American hero.

  • Jack Woodman

    Perry is such a dweeb, a complete and total tool!

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