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Path to higher education leads New York Marine to citizenship

Lance Cpl. Jose Avila, a refrigeration mechanic with Regimental Combat Team 7 and a 30-year-old native of Honduras, is now a U.S. citizen, is deployed to Afghanistan, and hopes to pursue his master’s degree. “I’m a citizen, but now I am out here in Afghanistan actually getting to be a part of something,” Avila said. “ I like the idea of the Marines being badass. We go everywhere and can do every thing.”



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This work, Path to higher education leads New York Marine to citizenship, by Sgt Ned Johnson, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.20.2013

Date Posted:03.20.2013 11:45

Photo ID:890886

VIRIN:130320-M-IV917-001

Resolution:1200x1800

Size:1.19 MB

Location:CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGlobe

Hometown:STATEN ISLAND, NY, US

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Path to higher education leads New York Marine to citizenship

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