Corporal Seamus sends us this message from April about Lance Corporal Chance Phelps. It is the message that Major General He obviously was not wearing any ribbons, but did have his flak and all the other accoutrements of a field Marine on when we removed him. He was also still soaked from. Camp Pendleton Marine killed in Iraq. Associated Press. DUBOIS, Wyo. — Pfc. Chance Phelps, a Camp Pendleton, Calif.-based Marine killed in Iraq last week will be buried in his former Wyoming hometown, a friend said Monday. Phelps, 19, of Clifton, Colo., will be buried in Dubois, said Ed Wilkerson, a friend of the family.
There's no need to embellish when a tearful reservations worker thanks a Marine for his service or a flight attendant gives a small cross to show her regard. That restraint deepens this tribute to Lance Cpl. Chance Phelps, a year-old Marine who was killed in Iraq in The movie is based on Lt. Col. Marine Corps Pfc., posthumously promoted to Lance Corporal, Phelps was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Phelps was shot while battling insurgents in Ramadi west of Baghdad. Chance moved to Colorado with his mother.