Fatima D. Smith

2LT Fatima D. Smith is one of the nurses listed in the 1942 yearbook. According to the August 7, 1943 Hawk’s Cry, she was “among first Negro nurses to carry their services to foreign soil to Liberia” on April 4, 1943. She was one of three nurses with that assignment. Her hometown was Hazelhurst, Mississippi. She retired July 31, 1944.

(Information from Hawk’s Cry, base yearbook, Army registers 1798-1969, fold3.com)