Private First Class Kade Jackovich was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. PFC Jackovich graduated from Desert Ridge High School of Mesa, AZ, in 2017. He enlisted in the Army in September 2018 and completed Infantry OSUT at Fort Benning, Ga. After graduating, he was assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Service Rifle Team in January of 2019.
PFC Jackovich was selected as a firing member for the prestigious Interservice 10 man team match, were he contributed to a dominate win. He was also selected as a firing team member for the Interservice Infantry Trophy team match, as well as the Interservice Long Range team match and the CMP National Long Range team match with all resulting victories. He was also the high Palma shooter for the 2019 NRA Long Range Championships and finished 2nd overall. PFC Jackovich earned his distinguished riflemans badge and Presidents 100 award in 2015.
His awards include the National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Distinguished Rifleman Badge and President’s Hundred Tab.