Bailey, Mildred Caroon
|Birthname||Mildred Caroon Bailey|
|born on||18 April 1919 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )|
|Place||Fort Barnwell, North Carolina, 35n17, 77w20|
|Timezone||EWT h4w (is war time)|
|Astrology data||27°17' 00°04 Asc. 19°11'|
American military woman, a Brigadier General who was head of the Women's Army Corps from 1971-75 during the Vietnam War. During her administration, the numbers of recruits swelled from 13,000 to 39,000.
Bailey was only the third woman to attain the high rank of General. A high school French teacher when WWII broke out, she left teaching to join the Army and spent the remainder of her career with the military. After the Women's Army Corps (WACs) were shut down as a separate unit, she spent most of her time working in intelligence. She received many decorations and medals through her 33-year long career: the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal. She married in 1943 and her husband was killed in a car accident in 1966.
Suffering from Alzheimer's disease, she died on July 18, 2009 at a military retirement facility in Washington, DC.
- Relationship : Marriage 1943
- Death of Mate 1966 (In a car accident)
Steinbrecher Collection: Gauquelin Book of American Charts
- Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Alzheimer's/ Senility
- Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
- Family : Parenting : Kids none
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
- Vocation : Military : Military career (Military, brigadier general, brigadier general)
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Military awards)