Face of Defense: Soldier Takes Citizenship Oath in Iraq
By Army Spc. Kandi Huggins
U.S. Division North
CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq, July 7, 2011 – Swearing the oath to support, defend and serve the United States while serving in the Army was not quite enough for one soldier deployed to Iraq with 1st Infantry Division’s 1st Advise and Assist Task Force.
Army Spc. Angie Schaefer accepts a U.S. flag from U.S. Ambassador to Iraq James Jeffrey during a naturalization ceremony at Victory Base Camp, Iraq, July 4, 2011. Schaefer, a Colombia native, took her oath to become an American citizen at the ceremony. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Daniel Stoutamire