William Beaumont Soldier is latest casualty
WBAMC Public Affairs:
A William Beaumont Army Medical Center Soldier supporting Operation Enduring Freedom died May 1 in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan.
The death of Capt. Bruce K. Clark was non-combat related. An autopsy and an investigation will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Clark was assigned to A Company, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, at Fort Bliss.
Clark, 43, of Spencerport, N.Y., was a nurse who entered the active-duty Army September 2006. He was previously stationed at Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii.
Clark’s military education included the U.S. Army Medical Department Officer Basic Course and the Critical Care Nursing Course. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and the Army Service Medal.
Clark is survived by his wife and children.
“William Beaumont Army Medical Center mourns the loss of an outstanding Soldier and nurse. We are keeping Captain Clark’s wife, family, friends and fellow Soldiers in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. He was an exceptional warrior and dedicated member of the Army Medicine team. He stepped up to defend our country and gave his life on behalf of our nation,” said Brig. Gen. Dennis D. Doyle, commanding general, William Beaumont Army Medical Center.
A memorial ceremony in Clark’s honor will be held May 23 at 11 a.m. at 1st Armored Division Chapel at East Fort Bliss.
Clark deployed with the 566th Air Support Medical Support Company to Southwest Asia in March 2012 in support of the U.S. mission in Afghanistan.
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