Camp Lejeune Welcomes New Citizens On July Fourth

Camp Lejeune will celebrate Independence Day with a naturalization ceremony for 25 Marines, sailors and their spouses.

The ceremony Saturday night is part of a day long Independence Day celebration featuring fireworks, food and live music performed by the 2nd Marine Division Band.

The 22 active-duty service members and three spouses come from 16 countries including Jamaica, Zambia and China. They are assigned to units at Camp Lejeune, New River and Cherry Point. Many are combat veterans.


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  • by Clifton Location: Washington on Jul 4, 2009 at 06:40 AM
    UH, shouldn't this have been done BEFORE they joined the military???
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