A U.S. military veteran who survived the 2012 attack in Benghazi slammed leftist Parkland activist David Hogg over Memorial Day weekend after Hogg tweeted about school shootings.

Little: Hogg tweeted:

Kris Paronto, who is a former Army Ranger, slammed Hogg for the tweet:


Paronto was part of the CIA annex security team that responded to the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, helping to save nearly two dozen lives during the siege for over 13 hours.​

Asked last September how the average American could keep him/herself and their family safe, he replied, “Training is absolutely critical for self-defense. Under stress, you are always going to resort to your highest level of training. Just going out and purchasing a firearm will be of little help if you don’t have the repetition and stress induced by good training.”