Camp Lejeune Welcomes New Citizens On July Fourth

Camp Lejeune in North Carolina will celebrate Independence Day with a naturalization ceremony for 22 Marines, sailors and their spouses.

The ceremony Sunday at Camp Lejeune is part of a day long Independence Day celebration featuring fireworks, food and live music. The 13 active-duty service members and nine spouses come from 15 countries, including Jamaica, South Africa and Lebanon.

Since September 2001, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has naturalized 60,257 members of the military in ceremonies across the United States and in 20 countries overseas.

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