JBLM hosts naturalization ceremony Friday for 10 new citizens

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Seattle District will swear in approximately 10 new U.S. citizens Friday, Nov. 7 during a naturalization ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The new citizens are active duty service members. This ceremony honors Veterans Day.

The ceremony will take place at 12 p.m., at JBLM’s McChord Field Cub. The JBLM Air Force Honor Guard will present the colors.

The keynote speaker for the ceremony is Col. H. Charles Hodges, Jr., Joint Base Commander.

USCIS officers oversee the naturalization process and provide members of the military and their families with every opportunity to receive expedited citizenship regardless of where they serve.

For more information about the naturalization process, please contact Sharon Rummery, USCIS Public Affairs at (415) 987-0191.

Media Availability: Media interested in covering the ceremony should contact the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Public Affairs Office before 4 p.m. Thursday at (253) 967-0152. After regular duty hours, call (253) 967-0015 and ask for the public affairs officer on call.

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