2015 W100K Rider
Master Sergeant Chad Jacklet was born in upstate New York and grew up in Pennsylvania. He joined the Army at 17 years old and went active duty directly out of high school. He initially served as a communications specialist before becoming a Special Forces Engineer. Master Sergeant Jacklet deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom with 5th Special Forces Group. He is currently assigned to USASOC at Fort Bragg.
Master Sergeant Jacklet was wounded in Afghanistan in 2010 during combat operations, suffering injuries to his left hand.
He retires from active duty later this year and looks forward to spending more time with his wife and kids.