Clint Allen Lorance was born on December 13, 1984 to welder Tracy Allen Lorance and homemaker Anna Monroe Lorance in Hobart, Oklahoma. The family has since moved to Celeste , Texas. Clint has 2 older sisters, Deanna Lorance Malone and Jeni Lorance Neeley both have three children . Clint's younger brother, Cody , followed in his father's footsteps and is a welder/machine operator. Cody has two daughters.
In July 2012, while serving as a Rifle Platoon leader in a remote sector of Kandahar Province Afghanistan, First Lieutenant Clint Lorance's platoon embarked on what was seemingly a normal combat patrol. Clint's patrol, consisting of 16 US Infantrymen, 5 Afghan National Army Soldiers, and 1 US Interpreter, left their Strong Point early in the morning on July 02, 2012 to a neighboring village. The platoon knew this village all too well, as only days before, one of their brothers, a US Soldier, had been shot in the neck in this very village.