December 9, 2011

Clark Corley Jr.

Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr., age 35, of Oxnard, California, died on December 3, 2011, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. 

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Saint Sebastian,
pray for Clark
He entered the Army in December of 1995. He was previously stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia, Fort Irwin, California, Fort Lee, Virginia, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Camp Hovey, Korea, and Fort Hood, Texas.

Clark's military education includes Hazardous Materials Certification, Radiological Safety, Action Officer Development Course and Sling Load Inspection Certification. Corley's awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal with four Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Army Good Conduct Medal-Fourth Award, National Defense Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with a Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Expert Infantryman Badge.

Clark is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his wife and one child. 

Let us pray to God the Father, Jesus, all of the saints and all of the angels that Clark A. Corley Jr. is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen

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