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Lillian joined the Army in May 1979 after attending Eastern Kentucky University on a track scholarship. She also played basketball there. Lillian had previously attended the University of Kentucky, where she was the first African American woman basketball player.
She went from college directly into the military. Lillian did her basic training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. Her MOS training in transportation was at Fort Dix in New Jersey, and her duty station was at Fort Ord in California. *(MOS=military occupational specialties)
See the Lillian Nareen White main entry for more information about her life and career.
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“White-Washington, Lillian Nareen,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 5, 2023, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/300004576.
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