This year’s keynote speaker will be Salvatore Augustine Giunta, who joined the Army in 2003 and served two combat tours in Afghanistan. President Barack Obama awarded Giunta the Medal of Honor in November 2010 for his courage and leadership in action.
Giunta was the first living recipient of the Medal of Honor for service in Iraq or Afghanistan. He retired from the Army in 2011.
Tickets cost $125, but military veterans and active military personnel can purchase them for $75. All tickets must be purchased in advance of the event.
Doors open at 6 p.m., and the event runs from 7-9:30 p.m. For details on sponsorship opportunities or ticket sales, call 281-370-0144. www.thecfef.org/qsot-event/salute-to-our-heroes