Sergeant James (Jimmy) Dixon( USAF Sep) is a native of Throop, Pa. After graduating from Lakeland Jr/Sr High School, Jimmy entered the USAF and attended Lackland AFB, Tx for basic training in July 1985 followed by tech school at Sheppard AFB,TX where he trained as a Dental Assistant Specialist. During his 8 year career, Jimmy spent time at Cannon AFB, N.M, Ramstein A.B., W. Germany, and Plattsburgh A.F.B., N.Y. Following his Air Force service, Jimmy returned to the Scranton area where he continued his tradecraft as a fabrication welder with several area companies. He has also cooked professionally for area catering halls as well as Allied Services Long Term Center. He has also consulted area businesses concerning ADA railing requirements. Jimmy currently serves as the Valhalla Veterans Services facility project manager. Jimmy’ s hobbies include photography and video, spending time at shooting ranges and reloading. Jimmy is widowed with 2 daughters, Rachel and Aimee. He has 4 grandchildren: Zakary, Eric, AnnaBella, and Jasmine.