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    Hotel & November Companies – Naturalization Ceremony – July 13, 2017 [Image 20 of 20]

    Hotel & November Companies – Naturalization Ceremony – July 13, 2017

    PARRIS ISLAND, SC, UNITED STATES

    07.13.2017

    Photo by Lance Cpl. Maximiliano Bavastro 

    Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island           

    Earning the title Marine can also help non-U.S. citizens earn the rights and privileges of citizenship. This week, 19 new Marines took the Oath of Allegiance and became naturalized U.S. citizens. “United States citizenship is the greatest honor we grant (at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services),” said Brenda Washington, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. “For these Marines, today's naturalization ceremony represents their final step in their journey to American citizenship. Their path to citizenship is especially remarkable because they first pledge themselves to support and defend the United States before choosing to become American citizens.”

    Pictured, are:
    Pfc. Ambar N. Zaiek Parades, Dominican Republic; Pfc. Dulce F. Manriquez, Mexico; Pvt. Annalice M. Daley, Jamaica; Pvt. Julian R. Torres, Peru; Pfc. Serdjhy Leger, Haiti; Pfc. Dang H. Doung, Vietnam; Pfc. Daniel A. Guzman, Dominican Republic; Pvt. Kervin Stcyr, Haiti; Pvt. Jhonatan A. Velarde, Ecuador; Pvt. Jean Malhado, Brazil; Pvt. Yongchang Gao, China; Pvt. Khalid M. Ngwegwe, Tanzania; Pvt. Daniel Ramirez Rodriguez, Mexico; Pvt. Juan C. Rosales Guerin, Mexico; Pvt. Carlos L. Espana Palencia, Guatemala; Pvt. Waylon F. LaFrance, Canada; Pfc. Rodrigo M. Malpartida, Peru; Pvt. Zetian Ni, China; Pfc. Ariel Castillo, Cuba

    (Photo by Lance Cpl. Maximiliano Bavastro)

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 07.13.2017
    Date Posted: 07.14.2017 08:47
    Photo ID: 3566286
    VIRIN: 170712-M-MF691-101
    Resolution: 4032x3024
    Size: 3.8 MB
    Location: PARRIS ISLAND, SC, US 

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