October 2, 2019

2019 Operation Valor Gala

This year, we are once again going to kick off our celebration weekend with our huge charity benefit dinner and live auction!!  Come out and join us Thursday, October 24th at 7:00pm at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas, TX.  The doors will open at 6:00 for VIP ticket holders to mingle with our speakers, celebrity guests and staff.  Dinner will begin promptly at 7:15.

6911 Lemmon Avenue
Dallas, Texas  75209

Catered by: Chamberlain’s Steak and Chophouse

Appetizers for VIP Reception:
Mini Prime Beef Wellington
Truffle Tarragon Aioli
Sesame Citrus Tuna Poke
Crispy Won Ton and Siracha Crema

Carving Station:
40 Day Aged Tenderloin of Beef
Truffle Potatoes
Texas Shiitake Cabernet Sauce
Porcini Butter

A Bar N Ranch Wagyu Beef Brisket Pastrami
Sweet Corn Puree
Bacon Onion Jam

Seafood Station:
Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp
Sweet Potato Grits
Chipotle BBQ Butter
Baby Arugula

Salt Crusted Miso and Smoked Soy Salmon w/ Ginger Lime Glaze
Texas Shiitake “Risotto”

Vegetarian Station:
Vermont Cheddar
Smoked Gouda and Asiago Mac & Cheese w/ a Rosemary Panko Crust

Wild Mushroom Ravioli
Baby Heirloom Tomatoes
Shaved Asparagus and Pecorino Romano

Dessert Station:
Variety of small bite desserts


And, this year’s guest speakers are:

  • Thom Shea – Navy SEAL veteran, Author, and Entrepreneur
  • Earl Granville – Army veteran, Operation Enduring Warrior and Team Oscar Mike


Both live and silent auctions will also be held.  Auction items include, but are NOT limited to:

  1. Aero Precision M5 in 6.5mm Creedmore w/ 22″ barrel – customized for Operation Valor!
  2. Custom .338 Lapua Magnum match-grade rifle by Kelly McMillan, Proof Research, and Stiller Actions
  3. Precision AR-15 in 5.56mm from Castle Tactical
  4. Hand-forged Viking Ax with custom Operation Valor graphics by BlackGuard Customs
  5. Custom Operation Valor Gen5 Glock-19X by Desi Arms & Armageddon Arms
  6. NASCAR Driving Experience!!
  7. Autographed Original “Star Wars: A New Hope” movie poster
  8. Custom Operation Valor themed Kukri machete by Half-Face Blades
  9. Autographed hardback “library” of Military non-fiction, historical books
  10. “The Orange Sign” courtesy of Jason Redman
  11. Operation Valor engraved 1911A1 from Bravo Co.


—– Silent Auction Items —–

  • Military art from the hand of Natalie Cannariato and Nate Altier!
  • Custom Made Boots from Black Jack Boots
  • Hand-made, customized 42″ Wooden US flag
  • Sheet metal art honoring Chris Kyle & Chad Littlefield
  • Large, custom framed acrylic print from the works of LT (SEAL) Brian Heaphy
  • Operation Valor engraved knives
  • Gym and Training packages
  • various Spirits and Wine packages
  • Shower Togas!
  • NFW OEW Watches!
  • Autographed photograph from the Apollo 11 astronauts!
  • Bourbon Tasting Trip for 2 to Kentucky!
  • Various autographed, hardback books from several notable, military authors

And many MANY more items!

VIPs in attendance will be:

  • The entire Littlefield Family
  • Senior Chief Thom Shea – Navy SEAL
  • SSG Earl Granville – Adaptive Athlete
  • David “Bo” Ramsey – Green Beret member of the team that rescued Marcus Luttrell
  • Dave Meadows – Navy SEAL and star of “Captain Phillips”


Tickets are regularly priced at $150/plate and $300/plate for VIP seating.  Ticket prices WILL increase and we DO expect these to sell out quickly!  So please get your tickets NOW before we are completely sold out!

DRESS IS SEMI-FORMAL  (i.e. gentlemen please wear jackets and ties)

We have secured a block of hotel rooms at the Embassy Suites Hotel Dallas – Love Field.

The room rate for us is $151/night.  And, there’s a limited number of rooms at this rate, so please book your rooms ASAP as we will certainly use them all!
Simply copy and paste the URL below into your browser to access the exclusive rates available for this group:

Booking Link: https://secure3.hilton.com/en_US/es/reservation/book.htm?inputModule=HOTEL&ctyhocn=DALLFES&spec_plan=CESOVG&arrival=20191023&departure=20191025&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT

Hotel: Embassy Suites Hotel Dallas – Love Field

Group Name: Operation Valor Gala

Arrival Date: 23-Oct-2019

Departure Date: 25-Oct-2019

Please note, the entire URL must be copied and pasted for it to work properly.