Lieutenant Colonel Brett A. Clark
Commanding Officer, Advanced Infantry Training Battalion
LtCol Brett A. Clark was commissioned a 2ndLt in the Marine Corps in 1995. He was trained as an infantry officer and assigned to 3d Battalion, 4th Marines where he commanded rifle, heavy machine-gun and Combined Anti-Armor Team (CAAT) platoons. Promoted to captain in 1999, he served as Inspector-Instructor to Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 23d Marines in Harlingen, Texas.
After attending the Army’s career level school, Clark served with the Marines and sailors of 3d Battalion, 1st Marines; first as an assistant operations officer during Operation Iraqi Freedom I and then as the Commanding Officer of India Company during Operation Iraqi Freedom II and Operation Al Fajr, the clearing of the City of Fallujah during November 2004. Clark’s subsequent tours include instructing at the Army’s Maneuver Captains Career Course; service as the Executive Officer of 1st Battalion, 4th Marines and most recently on the Commandant’s Staff Group at Headquarters Marine Corps.
Clark is a graduate of the Army Infantry Captain’s Career Course and Marine Corps Command and Staff College. He holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Texas State University and a master's degree in Military Science and Strategic Studies from Marine Corps University. LtCol Clark is married and has two sons.