Charles Blake Clark

First Lieutenant Charles Blake Clark
Charles Blake Clark

Charles Blake Clark

First Lieutenant Charles Blake Clark was commissioned as an Infantry Officer upon graduation from Officer Candidate School class 37-69 at Fort Benning, Georgia on November 5th 1969. His first duty assignment was as an Executive Officer, A Company, CgT First Brigade, Fort Dix, New Jersey.

His subsequent duty assignment was: 1st Platoon Leader, Alpha Company 1st/11th Infantry, 1st/5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Vietnam.

His military awards include: Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal.

Once out of the military, Mr. Clark dedicated his life to becoming a comedian. In this field he became a champion for the National Veterans Foundation and has done multiple USO tours including the 50th Anniversary “Welcome Home, America” show on ABC news. He has given his time to help make sure that those soldiers that are fighting for their country and this countries freedom have some time to rest, relax and unwind from the stress of battle and from the consequences of death. Mr. Clark is also a proud believer and helper of the Vietnam Veterans Aid Foundation. He has helped raise thousands of dollars for their cause.

Additional Information

  • Rank

    First Lieutenant

  • Graduated From

    Officer Candidate School

  • Graduation Year

    1969

  • Key Assignment

    1st/5th Infantry Division (Mechanized), Vietnam

  • Highest Award

    Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Vietnam Service Medal.

  • Branch Of Service

    Infantry