According to, in 2005, Luttrell was part of “Operation Red Wings” that deployed to Afghanistan to locate a top-ranking member of the Taliban. During the mission, the team was ambushed. Everyone but Luttrell was killed.

Luttrell’s autobiography “Lone Survivor” details his career and chronicles the events that transpired during Operation Red Wings in Afghanistan. In 2014 a movie of the same name was released, it stars Mark Walberg.

Now is your chance to hear a true American Hero speak. Luttrell is coming to East Texas, the event will be held at the Wildcat Arena on Thursday Dec. 13, starting at 7 p.m. And we've got your chance to win tickets to see one of America's most inspiring men speak. To win a pair of tickets, fill out the form below.

Each ticket is worth $10. Winners will be chosen December 12.

Doors close at 6:55 p.m., so please make sure you are seated before then. Due to the nature of the event, it is suggested to leave children under 12 years old at home.

For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, click here.

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