Training course covers military speciality

Retired U.S. Army Ranger and bestselling author Sean Parnell will speak
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: December 7, 2013

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. will present a training course for Realtors interested in earning the Certified Military Residential Specialist designation Thursday at an event that also will feature retired U.S. Army Ranger and bestselling author Sean Parnell.

The event is at Express Event Center, 8512 Northwest Expressway. Registration is at 8:15 a.m. Training, led by Louise Thaxton and Terri Murphy, will be from 9 a.m. to noon, with Parnell, author of “Outlaw Platoon,” speaking until 12:30 p.m., then signing copies of his book presented at registration.

Reserve a spot by emailing or call (866) 628-5363.

Parnell will tell his story of leading a platoon into combat in the mountains of Afghanistan at the age of 24. Parnell and his men saw 16 months of close combat, with more than 80 percent wounded in action.

Lunch and a presentation By the Boot Campaign will be from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Proceeds from the Boot Campaign — — have helped Fairway Independent Mortgage, a national lender, give away eight mortgage-free homes so far to Purple Heart recipients throughout the United States.


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