Carrol Fields, a Drug Enforcement Administration office assistant who was known to her friends as "Chip," was killed on April 19, 1995, when a car bomb exploded outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Fields spent her entire 29 years of federal service in the Oklahoma City offices of DEA and its predecessor agency the Bureau of Narcotics, Department of the Treasury. She was 48 years of age at the time of her death. Fields joined the Federal Bureau of Narcotics on August 30, 1965, after graduating from Shawnee High School in Shawnee, Oklahoma, on May 27, 1965. During her long and distinguished career she received numerous performance awards. In 1994 Mrs. Fields received the Administrator's Award for Distinguished Service. She was survived by her husband, Ronald L. and one son, Ronald W. Carol’s husband told people that, despite her diminutive height, “Chip” will always be remembered for her smile and wasn’t afraid of anything.