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Deployed soldiers become citizens on Veterans Day

Newly naturalized U.S. Army soldiers currently serving in Afghanistan hold their certificates of naturalization as they pose with Robert Daum, deputy district director for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Bangkok, Pius D. Bannis, the Bangkok District director for USCIS, Maj. Gen. Paul J. LaCamera, Regional Command (South) and 4th Infantry Division commanding general, Dr. S. Ken Yamashita, the director of program coordination for the U.S. embassy in Kabul, and Command Sgt. Maj. Brian M. Stall, RC(S) and 4th Inf. Div. command sergeant major, after a ceremony at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on Veterans Day, in which they officially became U.S. citizens. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Antony S. Lee)



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This work, Deployed soldiers become citizens on Veterans Day [Image 1 of 3], by SGT Antony Lee, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.11.2013

Date Posted:11.12.2013 09:13

Photo ID:1050704

VIRIN:131111-Z-MH103-171

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:1.37 MB

Location:KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, AFGlobe

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