You will not want to miss our Featured Speaker John “Tig” Tiegen!
U.S. Marine Corps Veteran – SGT John ‘Tig’ Tiegen CIA Global Response Team, Battle of Benghazi Movie: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Book: 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi
John “Tig” Tiegen – born in 1976 – is a former Marine Sergeant from Colorado who spent several years as a security contractor for Blackwater. He served the company on missions in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq before going to work for the CIA’s Global Response Staff. Quiet and precise, the married father of infant twins was in the midst of his third trip to Benghazi, Libya for the CIA’s GRS when the attacks of September 11, 2012, occurred. He was the most experienced in the city and assisted in saving the lives of many. Tiegen received the Award For Heroism in recognition of his bravery and valor. He is the co-author of 13 Hours along with members of the Annex Security team and NYT’s bestselling author, Mitchell Zuckoff.