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Sept. 19, 2017
RLSO NW Partners with USCIS for Naturalization Ceremony During Seattle Seafair Fleet Week
Raising your hand to defend a country of which you are not a citizen is truly one of the greatest sacrifices an individual can make. Since October 2001, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Servi...
May 23, 2017
RLSO Japan Hosts Naturalization Ceremony
Region Legal Service Office Japan’s Legal Assistance Office in coordination with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) hosted a naturalization ceremony at the Chapel of Hope in Flee...
July 27, 2016
Annual Military U.S. Citizenship Oath Ceremony aboard the USS Midway Museum
62 active duty, reserves, and military dependents took the oath of citizenship on board the USS Midway Museum in San Diego, California. As the Region Legal Service Offic...
July 5, 2016
Becoming an American Citizen in the Asia Pacific Area of Responsibility
Numerous applicants across the Asia Pacific Area of Responsibility turn their dream of becoming a U.S. citizen into a reality with the help of Region Legal Services Office (RLSO) Japan and F...
Oct. 9, 2015
SEAFAIR 2015 – A ceremony at sea, welcoming immigrants who serve
“Welcome,” “welcome,” was a greeting repeated again and again on July 29, 2015 to the eight newly naturalized service members aboard the USS Boxer (LHD-4). Welcome, our brothers and sisters...
Aug. 14, 2014
USS Peleliu is All-American
The ship’s command citizenship representative (CCR), Lt. Connor D. Flynn, armed with passion, training, and “know-how” to assist service members with becoming U.S. citizens, screened every Peleliu Sailor listed on the Fleet Training Management and Planning System (FLTMPS) Report as “non-citizen.” With pacesetting leadership, he then worked with Peleliu chain-of-command, and personnel and support staff to accomplish a monumentally ambitious goal of an “All-American” crew