Chance J. Fortune

Army Badge
  • Name: Chance J. Fortune
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 25, 1994
  • Date of Death:
  • Parents: Jeff Fortune and Carie Olds
  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids Senior High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • College: University of Wisconsin - Superior, Superior, Wisconsin
  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant) E-5
  • Branch: Army
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  • Place Sworn In: Military Entrance Processing Station, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    January, 2017 Present Charlie Troop 1st Squadron, 94th Cavalry Scouts
    August 1, 2016 August 31, 2016 Forward Deployed National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California
    August 1, 2018 August 31, 2018 Forward Deployed at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas for Opposing Force (abbreviated OPFOR or enemy force)
    August 1, 2019 August 31, 2019 Forward Deployed Army Transformation/Gunnery at Fort Hood, Texas
  • Military Awards:
    National Defense
    Army Conduct
    State Active Duty
    Expert Badge
    Army Service
    Silver Spur Holder

  • Military Highlights:
    Member of a specialized DRT (Deep Reconnaissance Team). It is a 12 member unit that operates autonomously deep behind enemy lines. Black Hawk insertion training, opposing force (OPFOR) training.

    My father was allowed on base to pin Sergeant stripes on me, at the time of my promotion.

    June, 2014 - State Active Flood Relief - active duty

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  • Civilian Life:
    CBS 3 Producer for The Morning Show. Filmmaker.

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