Wife Of Army Officer Witnesses Husband’s Death On Skype

The wife of an Army officer serving in Afghanistan witnessed her husband’s death as the two video chatted via Skype, his family said Friday.

The circumstances of Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark’s death were not immediately available. The Pentagon said it was under investigation, and his brother-in-law said he didn’t have details.

A statement from the family released by Bradley Taber-Thomas said Clark died Monday while talking to his wife during one of their regular Skype sessions: ”At the time of the incident, the family was hoping for a rescue and miracle, but later learned that it was not to be,” the statement said. “Although the circumstances were unimaginable, Bruce’s wife and extended family will be forever thankful that he and his wife were together in his last moments.”


Clark’s body was returned Thursday to Dover Air Force Base. A funeral is planned in Spencerport, but details were not immediately available. Clark and his wife, Susan Orellana-Clark, moved there in 2000. While living there, he worked for about four years at Highland Hospital in Rochester, N.Y., first as an operating room assistant then operating room technician.

A memorial service also was planned in Addison, Mich., where Clark graduated from high school. Villanueva said the delay in releasing the cause of Clark’s death was difficult on those who knew him. Clark is survived by his wife and two daughters, age 3 and 9, he said.

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Source: Yahoo News

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