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Cover: Newest Citizens/Soldiers

Pfc. Raymond Elliot, D Company, 250th Brigade Support Battalion takes the Oath of American Citizenship during the 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team’s Validation Ceremony at Fort Bliss’s McGregor Range in New Mexico on August 22. Originally from Sierra Leone, Elliot is one of ten to receive their citizenship papers before deploying to Iraq. Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Kryn P. Westhoven, JFHQ-NJ/PA.


Guardlife Staff

Lt. Col. James Garcia
Maj. Jason Fetterolf
Capt. Jon Powers
1st Lt. April Kelly
Sgt. 1st Class Kryn Westhoven

Tech. Sgt. Mark C. Olsen

Staff Writers/Photographers
Sgt. 1st Class Robert Stephenson
Staff Sgt. Barbara Harbison

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Inside Cover: Where are you?

A Farewell Ceremony was held for the Soldiers of the 50th Infantry Brigade Combat Team at Doughboy Field at Fort Dix, N.J., on June 14. Governor Jon S. Corzine, Maj. Gen. Glenn K. Rieth, The Adjutant General of New Jersey; and other dignitaries praised the 2,850 Citizen-Soldiers as they prepared to be mobilized in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Photo by Sgt. Nicholas P. Young, JT2DC/VI.

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