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Women in the (Iraqi and American) Military

New Citizens

McQ at QandO has a great post about our new citizens - soldiers serving in Iraq are sworn in...McQ links to several articles which feature some pictures of the ceremony.

Here are a few more I found that, I believe, didn't make it into the articles.  All photos taken by Sergeant Lynne Steely (click on the thumbnails for larger version of photo):

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Spc. Viseka Dawson of the 306th Military Police Battalion listens while Multi-National Corps-Iraq commander, Lt. Gen. John R. Vines speaks at a Naturalization Ceremony Monday at Camp Victory, Iraq. This is the second ceremony of it’s kind held in Iraq for deployed Soldiers who want to obtain U.S. citizenship.

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Spc. Kimberly Flowers and Spc. Yuen Fai Fu of the 306th Military Police Battalion, stand at ease as they wait to receive a Certificate of Naturalization from Lt. Gen. John R. Vines, Multi-National Corps-Iraq commander, in ceremony at MNC-I headquarters Monday. 168 Soldiers became United States citizens, some of whom have waited up to two years.

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Spc. Elizabeth Allen of the 306th Military Police Battalion gives the Oath of Citizenship during a ceremony held at the Multi-National Corps-Iraq headquarters at Camp Victory, Iraq Monday. Allen is stationed at Abu Ghraib, Iraq and was one of four Soldiers from the 306th who obtained United States Citizenship. MNC-I commander, Lt. Gen. John R. Vines presented the Soldiers with a Certificate of Naturalization.

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