Chad Bennett

Name: Chad Bennett

Current City/State: Rathdrum, ID

Current Occupation: Sleep Technician, Student, Army Medic

Single/Married/Other: Married 10 years to Denise

Kids: Mitch 22, Alissa 21, Caden 10, Kennedy 7 and now a granddaughter, Brinley 2 months.

Pets: Lots of little aquatic creatures and 2 dogs – Indy and Nala

What H.S. group, club, sports or activities were you involved in?: Track all 4 years and 1 year of JV football (but 2nd string didn’t even want me).

What is your favorite high school memory?: A LOT of life lessons learned (most the hard way), working at 3rd St. Cantina, road trips, cruisin’ Sherman, sneaking out (don’t be so shocked mom/dad).

Miss anything about those days?: Not really….HS was no picnic for me.

Military Service/College/Other: U.S. Army – July 1990 to present, N. Idaho College

What have you been doing since June, 1990?: Lots of traveling, exploring the world, experiencing the love and pain of raising children, trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up.

Significant Achievements?: Finding new life/love after divorce, children and now a grandchild, nearly 20 years of military service (and a couple of wars to boot), and of course IRONMAN!

Places you’ve traveled?: Lived in Germany for 3 years, most all of Europe, lots of ‘exotic’ places in the Middle East, Nicaragua, and nearly every US State.

Anything else you want to share?: Wish I could be there for the reunion. As luck would have it, Uncle Sam owns me for that part of summer. Thanks to those saints who stuck up for me and supported me in HS….hopefully you know who you are (Ettinger, Cooper, Erickson, Estes, Fuhr, Murdoch and of course Yockey….just to name a few).


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