Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Remembering the servicemembers who died in the service of their country.

Army Sgt. Carlton A. Clark

22, of South Royalton, Vermont.
Clark died in Baghdad, Iraq on Aug. 6, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV while conducting a combat operations. Clark was assigned to the Army's 2nd Brigade Troop Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died on August 6, 2006.

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"Bro- we were 2 of maybe 4 New England sappers in the unit. It was great to have someone with common ground. The night we got the call for the first trip I remember well. I'm riding up to VT to see you old friend. Hope you're resting peacefully."
Andrew Morecroft of Stratham NH

"Clark, it was a day in West Point, NY. me and you were doing a little sniper training on our squad. We were so hidden in the bushes they couldn't find us. Remember that? I miss you bro. Take care and see you when I get there."
SSG Hall, Kirby of Ft. Hood, TX

"SGT Clark,
I didn't really get to know you until we got to Iraq but for the time I did know you, you were a great leader and a better friend. R.I.P. We miss and love you. Fallen but never Forgotten!"
Patrick Ryan of Fort Wayne, IN

"To the family of:Carlton A. Clark I am so sorry for the loss of your love one. My heart cries out for you in your grief and you have my thoughts and prayers. He died a hero defending freedom. May you have the peace and understanding that only comes from God. Prayerfully we will all meet in Heaven one day where we will rest in the arms of Jesus. If you need prayer or need someone to talk to, please call or write my pastor: Rev. John Pearrell 11677 Brown Bridge Rd., Covington, GA 30016. (770)787-1015. Your friend in Jesus Christ, Polly Ballew Covington,Ga"

"I can't believe that they finally got you man... I will always remember you, you were a good soldier..."
SGT Nadeau of Taji Iraq

"July 1, 2008
To the family of Sgt. Carlton A. Clark:
Carlton gave the ultimate sacrifice and will be held in the hearts of Americans forever. I cannot and will not let our fallen heroes be forgotten. My deepest sympathy to you. "Some gave all."
Peggy Childers
"Don't Let The Memory Of Them Drift Away"
Peggy Childers of Carson City, NV

"SGT Clark,
You were a great leader, and a loyal friend. I will never forget the last words that I said."Don't get messed up!"
I wish that those last words could have been something a little less morbid. You will always be in my heart and my mind."
SPC Minix, Jimmy of FT Campbell, KY USA

"Carl, You always could make a room full of people smile. You will be missed by all."
Lezlee Rogers of south royalton, VT USA

"Your smile was truly the best in the whole SRHS. It used to light up the room."
Kristina Kondakciu of Cleveland Ohio

"Carl "Ed",
I will never forget you. You were the sweetest most generous person I have ever met. I will never forget all the HUGS I got. Love an Miss you."
Amy Tibbetts of Tunbridge, VT

"Carl, I will never forget who you are and all that you accomplished. I will never forget the first day I met you and the last time I saw you...along with all the memories in between. You were and always will be my best friend, my true love, and my hero. I love you and miss you and you will never be forgotten. To the Clark Family, you've stayed so strong through it all and you all are always in my thoughts and prayers. I love you all. Stay strong."
Your "True Friend" Breezy FIsk of Sharon, VT USA

I would like to say thank you to you and the other soldiers who were killed in that blast for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy."
Mike Casey of El Paso, Texas

"Thank you Carlton Clark, you will not be forgotten. Your bravery goes beyond words. I want to express my deepest gratitude for your sacrifice. To the family and friends, my prayers and deep condolences in your loss. May God strengthen you from knowing that fellow Americans and people around the world care about you and grieve with you in your loss. God bless you all. A very appreciative fellow American,"
Leo Titus of Grayslake, Illinios

"To the family and friends of Sgt. Carlton Clark:
May God's grace be with you during your time of grief. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and we feel your loss and share in your sorrow. Bless Carlton for the sacrifice he has made to make a better life for the rest of us."
The Ford Family of Wells, Nevada

"To the family and friends of Sgt. Carlton Clark:
I am saddened by the loss of your loved one. He will always be remembered as a hero for fighting for freedom. I hope that this website will be a source of comfort and encouragement for you during this difficult time, and in the future as you recall the memories of Carlton, who continues to live on in your heart."
Tim Rivera of Powder Springs, Georgia

Honor them by remembering... Freedom - is their gift to us But his soul goes marching on