Pfc Ryane G. Clark
Born: July 13, 1988 in Kandiyohi County, Minnesota
Died: October 4, 2010 in Shekhabad, Afghanistan
Pfc. Ryane G. Clark of New London, Minnesota died at age 22 in Shekhabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades. He was assigned to the 27th Combat Engineer Battalion (Airborne), 20th Combat Engineer Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C. Ryane became an Eagle Scout at age 15 with Troop 228. Ryane was a 2007 graduate of New London Spicer High School, where he was a wrestler. He then studied law enforcement at Alexandria Technical and Community College. He expressed a desire to serve in the military since the age of five. He started out with the National Guard before being activated to the Army in 2009. His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and Combat Action Badge. On October 9th, 2010, Ryane’s hometown honored him at a New London-Spicer football game. A large flag was flown at half mast, the legion honor guard was on hand, and a moment of silence was given before the game.
Green Lake Lutheran Cemetery in Spicer, Minnesota
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