Rick Perry introduced retired US Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell, famously known for his actions that led to the movie ‘Lone Survivor’, tonight at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
The crowd went nuts, chanting “USA!” when he was introduced.
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His speech included heart-wrenching lines about the poor care many veterans have received after returning home.
Marcus Luttrell: “We’ve got to make sure the hell veterans return from is not the hell they come home to.” https://t.co/WEA1xkorBW
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But mid-speech, speaking about how he believes the key to America is an “elite military,” and how our leaders need to lead by example, Luttrell choked up and went off teleprompter to unleash his prescription for America’s problems: