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Ty Carter

Ty Carter

Keynote Speaker: United States Army Staff Sergeant & Medal of Honor Recipient

Ty Carter Biography

Ty Michael Carter was born in Spokane, Washington in January 1980 and moved to California’s Bay Area in 1981. In 1991, his family moved back to Spokane, where he graduated from North Central High School in 1998 where he excelled in biology and art.

In efforts to avoid college studies, Carter enlisted in the Marine Corps Oct. 13 1998, and attended the Marine Corps Combat Engineer School. He later served in Okinawa, Japan as an intelligence clerk. Carter showed promise in weapons’ marksmanship and was sent to Primary Marksmanship Instructor School in 1999. He served two short training deployments; one to San Clemente Island, California, and the other to Egypt, for Operation Bright Star. Carter was honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, Oct. 12, 2002.

Still fascinated by biology Carter enrolled in college and took up studies at Los Medanos Community College in California. After an unexpected life event, he spent the next five years traveling the United States working multiple jobs at a time; everything from being a certified nurses assistant to ascending sunken boats as a technical diver. Working in the civilian world he missed the camaraderie and sense of purpose that the military had. Carter then realized he was destined for further service.

Carter enlisted in the U.S. Army on January 3, 2008, to attend the Cavalry Scout Basic Training Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In April 2008, he was sent to Fort Carson, Colorado, to join 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.

In May of 2009, Carter deployed for 12 months to Nuristan Province, Afghanistan. In October 2010, Carter was stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington, and joined Alpha Troop, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. In May 2012, he deployed to Kandahar City, Afghanistan.

Carter was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama on August 26th, 2013 and later left active duty in October 2014. Since then he has worked tirelessly to destigmatize posttraumatic stress (PTS), a condition from which he has suffered. Currently, he travels the country as a motivational and educational speaker while being a full-time student working towards his Associates Degree in Firearms Science and Technology. He currently resides in Texas with his family and spends his free time doing various hobbies like home brewing and reloading.

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Ty Carter Videos

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter (Part 1) - Letterman
Obama awards Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter
Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter's life before Medal of Honor

How to book Ty Carter?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ty Carter for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ty Carter, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ty Carter or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Ty Carter?

Booking fees for Ty Carter, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ty Carter, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Ty Carter?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ty Carter for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ty Carter for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ty Carter or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ty Carter or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Ty Carter is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Military, Army and World Affairs. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ty Carter for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Ty Carter generally travels from Fort Lewis, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jason Redman, Tom Voss and J.R. Martinez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ty Carter for an upcoming event.

Ty Carter Videos

Staff Sgt. Ty Michael Carter (Part 1) - Letterman
Obama awards Medal of Honor to Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter
Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter's life before Medal of Honor

How to book Ty Carter?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ty Carter for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ty Carter, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ty Carter or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Ty Carter?

Booking fees for Ty Carter, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ty Carter, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Ty Carter?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ty Carter for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ty Carter for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ty Carter or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ty Carter or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Ty Carter is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Military, Army and World Affairs. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ty Carter for live events is $10,000 - $20,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Ty Carter generally travels from Fort Lewis, WA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jason Redman, Tom Voss and J.R. Martinez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ty Carter for an upcoming event.

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