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Spc. Chazray Clark died Sep. 18, 2011, 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st HBCT, 1st ID

By 1st Infantry Division Public Affairs Office | PAO.MR | September 23, 2011

FORT RILEY, Kan. – A 1st Infantry Division Soldier from Fort Riley was killed by enemy forces while deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Chazray Clark, 24, died of wounds sustained from a improvised explosive device on Sep. 18 while on dismounted patrol in the Kandahar Province of southern Afghanistan.

Clark was assigned to 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division.

He joined the Army in September 2009 as a combat engineer. This was his first deployment. He deployed to Afghanistan with 4-4 Cavalry in February 2011.

Clark is survived by his wife and one child.

To date, 189 Fort Riley Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors have died while serving in support of Operations Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn.

For more information, contact the 1st Inf. Div. Public Affairs Office at (785) 240-6359 or e-mail nathaniel.s.smith@conus.army.mil.

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