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First Name: Chance

Last Name: Phelps

Birthplace: Riverton, WY, US

Gender: Male

Branch: Marines (present)

Home of Record: Clifton, CO
Middle Name: Russell

Date of Birth: 14 July 1984

Date of Death: 09 April 2004

Rank: Private First Class

Years Served: 2003-2004
Chance Russell Phelps

•  Iraq War (Operation Iraqi Freedom) (2003 - 2011)


Chance Russell Phelps
Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps

Phelps served with 2nd Platoon, Battery L, 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment (3/11), 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was killed in Iraq as the convoy he was escorting came under heavy fire. His story is the subject of the HBO movie, Taking Chance.

Honoree ID: 4304   Created by: MHOH




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