After Tragedy Struck, Chris Lawrence Was Determined To Stay In Uniform

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1. Getting A Fresh Start

Christopher Lawrence was having trouble finding stable ground. Growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he spent his childhood between foster homes, and was getting into a rough spot. He knew there had to be a better way for him to actualize his potential.

So in 2005, aged 17, Chris enlisted in the US Marine Corps. This new direction meant leaving the place he’d grown up in and going to the other side of the country, to Camp Pendleton in Southern California. And it would soon mean going overseas, to a dangerous mission.

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