Colonel Terry L. Clark enlisted in the U.S. Army as a 13F, Forward Observer, and served for five years with 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Fort Benning, Georgia where he participated in Operation Just Cause in Panama. Following his enlistment, then SSG Clark, attended the University of New Mexico where he was a Distinguished Military Graduate and commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Field Artillery.

He is a graduate of the Field Artillery Basic Course at Fort Sill, OK, a Distinguished Graduate from the U.S.M.C. Amphibious Warfare School in Quantico, VA, the Command and General’s Staff Course at Fort Leavenworth, KS, and holds a Masters of Sciences in Defense Analysis from The Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA and a Masters of Sciences in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.

COL Clark currently serves as the Director, Doctrine and Training for the Fires Center of Excellence (FCoE), Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

COL Clark’s most recent assignment was the Command Inspector General for the U.S. Army Cyber Command at Ft Belvoir, VA, which includes elements at Ft Meade, MD and Ft Gordon, GA. Prior to ARCYBER, COL Clark served in the Pentagon with the U.S. Army’s G8 where he was the Field Artillery Team Chief and military deputy for the Fires Division - FDG (Air & Missile Defense, Space & Field Artillery). He was responsible for the oversight of life-cycle management and integration for the U.S. Army’s Field Artillery modernization programs which include area effects munitions, Rocket, Missile, and Cannon launch systems, observation platforms, and digital Fire Support Equipment. He ensured requirements and priorities were recognized and resourced throughout the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution System totaling in excess of two billion dollars across the Program Objective Memorandum.

COL Clark commanded 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery that was re-flagged into 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and 1st CAV at Fort Hood, TX. The Battalion deployed to the Republic of Korea as part of the 1st Rotational Brigade Combat Team to Korea. Prior to Battalion Command, COL Clark served as the Executive Officer to the Principal Director to The Inspector General (Inspections) and Aide-de-Camp for The Inspector General of the United States Army in the Pentagon. COL Clark served as the Brigade Executive Officer, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY with service in Afghanistan during OEF XI; Brigade Fire Support Coordinator and Battalion Executive Officer for 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery with service in Afghanistan during OEF IX/X; Division Planner with 10th Mountain Division with service in Iraq during OIF; Division Assistant Fire Support Coordinator and was the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery Commander, 1st Armored Division, Germany with service in Iraq during OIF. COL Clark’s formative years were with 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, at Fort Carson, Colorado as a Combat Observation Laser Team Platoon Leader, Paladin Platoon Leader, Battalion Fire Support Officer, and the Brigade Fire Support Officer while assigned to 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery. At Fort Carson he also served as the Executive Officer for the Brigade Reconnaissance Troop, Bravo Troop, 9th Cavalry.

COL Clark’s decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star Medal (2 OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Army Achievement Medal (1 OLC), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with Arrowhead Device, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Over Seas Service Ribbon, Korean Defense Serves Medal, and the NATO Medal.

COL Clark’s badges include the Ranger Tab, and the Master Parachutist Badge with Combat Jump Star, the Military Freefall Parachutist Badge, the Combat Action Badge and the Army Staff Identification Badge.

He is married to the former Kellee Burns of Nara Visa, NM and they have three boys – Jason, Tyler, and 2LT Dylan Clark.