2LT Pinkley was one of the last nurses who joined her fellow nurses at the station hospital at Tuskegee Army Air Field in 1946. She had been stationed at Fort Devens in Massachusetts beforehand. Her husband, a disabled veteran, died the previous year. According to the base roster of July 15, 1946, 2Lt Susie A. Pinkley was one of the five nurses left to close down nursing operations at TAAF. According to the March 15, 1947 Dozier nurse newsletter from Lockbourne Army Air Base, LT Pinkley reported to LAAB from TAAF July 1946 or thereafter.
(Information from the station hospital roster, Elizabeth T. Dozier newsletter at Lockbourne Army Air Base and the HathiTrust Digital Library)