Captain Art Bradley Martin
Captain Martin, deceased, of Greenwood earned the Bronze Star Medal while serving as a Medical Officer in the 76th Infantry Division in World War II. Following the War he served the Fort Smith area as a Physician, Medical Director, and Historian.
Captain Marin served as a battalion surgeon in the 76th Infantry Division with General Patton’s Third Army in Europe during World War II. He received the Bronze Star in 1945 for meritorious service.
After leaving the service, he joined Holt Krock Clinic, where he practiced internal medicine from 1945-1983. He served as chief of staff at Sparks Regional Medical Center and was on staff at Mercy Fort Smith and Crawford County Memorial Hospital. He also served on the board of Baptist Hospital in Little Rock. He was a member of the American College of Physicians, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society, the Arkansas Medical Society and was past president of the Sebastian County Medical Society. In 2003, he retired after serving 25 years as the medical director for the Methodist Nursing Home for a total of 60 years in medicine.
He was an amateur radio operator and a member of the Fort Smith Noon Exchange Club and the Masonic Order. He served on the board of directors for the Girl’s Club and the Westark Area Boy Scout Council. He was a recipient of the Exchange Club’s Golden Deeds Award, the Fort Smith Sprit of the Frontier Award and the Boy Scout Silver Beaver Award.
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