It’s often said that freedom is not free. Indeed many have paid a price for it and Veterans Day is an official recognition of it. Many from Clark Lake have served in the military. One of those stories about military service is recorded on this website and is worth revisiting.


While on a mission to strafe enemy assets over Belgium and Holland, disaster struck Captain Jack Bentley as he flew his P51-D on a fateful day in 1944. A member of the “Greatest Generation,” Jack Bentley’s life changed dramatically. Read about it by clicking here.