Martha Raye (1916 - 1994), American comedienne and USO worker, She is the only woman buried in the Special Forces cemetery at Fort Bragg. Hollywood just doesn't make 'em like this any more. During WWII, Korea and Vietnam, she traveled extensively to entertain the American troops. Martha was made an honorary Green Beret and visited US Army Special Forces in Vietnam without fanfare.She was affectionately known by the Green Berets as "Colonel Maggie." #WWII
Martha Raye (singer/actress) was a Colonel in the Army reserve. An RN with surgical nurse being her specialty. When her USO show was canceled at (Thanksgiving 1967) Pleiku, Vietnam, she pitched in for almost a week, helping save many lives. Martha is the only woman buried in the SF (Special Forces) cemetery at Ft Bragg.