Frances McCloud

Frances McCloud was also listed in the Tuskegee Army Flying School’s Wings Over America publication, 1942 yearbook. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Florida A & M College, Tallahassee, Florida, in 1942. The same year she graduated, McCloud entered active duty on September 9th and was assigned to TAAF at a rank of second lieutenant. She worked as a medical nurse at the station hospital. She was promoted to first lieutenant in July of 1944 and worked as a general duty nurse from 1944-46. She replaced 1LT Ruth Faulkner as principal chief nurse after Faulkner separated from the service in 1946. By the summer of 1946, Chief Nurse McCloud had transferred. (1942 yearbook, “Wings Over America” publication, Tuskegee Army Flying School Army Air Forces, 66th Flight Training Detachment and Army Air Forces, SE Training Ctr., published by the Army and Navy Publishing Co., Inc., Main Office, Baton Rouge, LA. CPT Charles Baylis, USMC (RET), Editor in Chief and Director of Field Operations, station hospital bulletins and Hawk’s Cry base newspaper)