Army nurse Mildred Clark of Bladen County was stationed at the U.S. Army Hospital at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. During the war she held a number of administrative positions stateside. When the Korean War broke out, Clark was Chief Nurse of the Far East Command. Following that war, she again held a number of high-level administrative positions. When she retired with the rank of colonel in 1967, she was Chief of the Army Nurse Corps. Among her awards is the Distinguished Service Medal. She died in 1994 at the age of seventy-nine and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. In 1999, the Clark Health Clinic at Fort Bragg was dedicated to her memory. It is the first building at the fort to be named in honor of a woman.