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USCIS: Naturalization Through Military Service
Members and certain veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to apply for United States citizenship under special provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). (text only)
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Md. mom uses son's Iraq death to help change law
U.S. Army Spc. Kendell Frederick lost his life while trying to become a citizen of the country he was fighting for. Now, his mother hopes a bill President Bush signed into law Thursday will make sure no other soldier dies the way her son did.
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ESL Podcast 367 – Going into the Military
Find out about how to talk about the military services in this episode.
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The United States Remembers Its Soldiers
Mermorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday in May.
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Veterans Day
November eleventh is a day Americans honor men and women who have served in the United States armed forces.
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A Soldier's Life: Women in the U.S. Military
VOANews looks at the issue of women in combat.
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Soldier Who Fought for Adopted Land Dies in Iraq
The military is working to grant Wilson U.S. citizenship posthumously
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From Jamaica to Brooklyn to Death in Iraq
Kimel Watt, born in Jamaica, felt stuck in Brooklyn and wanted to see the world. So he joined the army. Last month, a roadside bomb killed the 21-year-old sergeant in Baghdad. He was made a U.S. citizen, posthumously.
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Indian Citizen in U.S. Army Dies in Iraq
Although India has resisted sending troops to help the United States in post-war Iraq, a young Indian citizen has died in combat there. The 21-year-old Uday Singh had moved to the United States and joined the U.S. Army while awaiting American citizenship. His enlistment continued a family tradition of soldiering.
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Latino War Vets Changed World at Home, Abroad
After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, as many as 500,000 Latinos — predominantly Mexican-Americans — answered President Roosevelt's call to war.
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Troops in Iraq Take Citizenship Oath
A July 4 ceremony in Iraq sees 161 soldiers serving there become naturalized citizens of the United States.
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For Veterans, Pride in Service, and Health Systems Pushed to Limits
A look at issues facing wounded troops returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Names Are Read to Mark 25th Anniversary of Vietnam Veterans Wall
November eleventh is Veterans Day in the United States. It is the day Americans remember those who have fought in the nation's wars. This year is a special one at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
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Americans Gather to Mark Veterans Day
Americans honored veterans around the country Sunday in celebration of Veterans Day.
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Capt. Susan Max comes home from Iraq to celebrate her 35th wedding anniversary
When you say "veteran" or "soldier," the words "grandmother, reservist, and anniversary" usually don't come to mind. Here is a story and video that shows a different veteran's face. Video