Colonel Michael B. Clark assumed command of the LOGCAP Support Brigade July 2020. COL Clark was born in Mount Carmel, Illinois. He was commissioned May 19, 1998, through Eastern Illinois University’s Reserve Officers' Training Corps program as the Distinguished Military Graduate. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from EIU, a master’s degree in management from the University of Maryland and a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College.
COL Clark’s major duty assignments on active duty include: avenger platoon leader, sentinel radar platoon leader and deputy G5 while assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He has also served in various assignments within the USAR including: simulation coach, OC/T, company commander, Command and General Staff College instructor, brigade S3, operations officer for the Department of Homeland Security, battalion commander and Army Reserve Sustainment Command’s Detachment commander for the U.S. Joint Munitions Command.
COL Clark’s military awards include three Meritorious Service Medals, four Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge, Airborne Badge, and Air Assault Badge.
In COL Clark’s civilian occupation, he serves as a lieutenant with the Peoria, Illinois, Police Department. He is the head of the department’s training division and the commander of the department’s Special Response Team. COL Clark also serves on the State of Illinois Incident Management Team and as the Executive Board Member for the State of Illinois for the Mid-States Organized Crime Information Center.
He has two children.