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Statement by Gov. Perry on the Anniversary of 9/11


Statement by Gov. Perry on the Anniversary of 9/11 AUSTIN – Today Governor Rick Perry released the following statement on the anniversary of 9/11: Fourteen years ago, our nation watched in shock as an unthinkable attack took the lives of thousands of innocent souls. And on that day,… read more »

—  Press Releases | September 11th, 2015

How Rick Perry befriended the real ‘Lone Survivor’ Navy SEAL


“Before he became immortalized as the ‘Lone Survivor,’ a Navy SEAL who escaped a 2005 Taliban ambush on a mountain slope in Afghanistan, Marcus Luttrell was a broken man in search of a haven. He found it one day in the spring of 2007 when, struggling to recover his body and mind and with the horrors of war still raw, he showed up unannounced at the Texas governor’s mansion and asked to see Rick Perry.”

—  In The News | April 30th, 2015 | Washington Post / Philip Rucker