From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Women Veterans in and from Kentucky)

Dixon, Yulanda

(born: May 17, 1965) 

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Yulanda Dixon was born in Lexington, KY; her family later moved to Detroit, MI. She joined the Army in 1986 and was in the medical field. Her video oral history interview with Maye Ralston is available at the Library of Congress. 

Source: Yulanda Dixon Collection
(AFC/2001/001/65951), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress.

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Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Dixon, Yulanda,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 13, 2024,

Last modified: 2023-05-12 17:13:47