Captain Lindy Clark was born to Harvey and Julie Clark in 1994 in Fort Myers, Florida. She grew up in Seneca, South Carolina with six siblings. CPT Clark attended The United States Military Academy where she majored in Engineering Management and commissioned as an Air Defense Artillery Officer in 2016.
Captain Clark’s first assignment was Fort Campbell, KY with the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment. She served as a Platoon Leader then later served as the Battalion Training and Exercise OIC. She deployed to Afghanistan in March 2018 as a Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) Battle Captain and Platoon Leader. She has operational experience defending assets from rocket and mortar attack, as well as emplacing new Short Range Air Defense sites in an austere environment. Following the Captains Career Course, she served as an Assistant Operations Officer for 108th Air Defense Artillery Brigade and then the 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment for one year. She then assumed command of Alpha Battery, 3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment and deployed to the Kingdom of Bahrain with the Patriot Weapon System. Following Battery Command, Captain Clark became an Assistant Professor of Military Science at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.
Captain Clark’s education includes:
- BS in Engineering Management from The United States Military Academy, Air Defense Artillery Basic Officer Leaders Course, and Captain’s Career Course
Her military education includes:
- Basic Officer Leader Course (2016), Captains Career Course (2020), Airborne School (2013), and Air Assault School (2014).
Captain Clark’s awards and decorations include:
- the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with a C device, Army Achievement Medal, and the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge (Gold)
Captain Clark played rugby at USMA and continues to play on the All Army Rugby Team. She is now the coach of the Women’s Rugby Team at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.