Chance Phelps

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Birthday
14, 1984
Birthplace
Riverton, WY
Death Date
Apr 9, 2004 (19)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
14, 1984
Birthplace
Riverton, WY
Death Date
Apr 9, 2004 (19)

About

Lance Corporal in the Marines who was killed in action while manning his machine gun to give his convoy cover while they evacuated.

Before Fame

In 2001, he joined the Marines and attended artillery school in Oklahoma.

Trivia

He was awarded a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, and the mess hall in Camp Ramadi was named after him.

Family Life

He was born in Riverton, Wyoming.

Associated With

Actor Kevin Bacon starred in the 2009 film Taking Chance, an adaptation of an essay written by the Lieutenant who escorted his remains home.