"This Independence Day we celebrate America's 241st birthday and I am filled

"This Independence Day we celebrate America's 241st birthday and I am filled with gratitude for all our nation represents, and the opportunities I've been given as a naturalized citizen and as a member of the Arizona National Guard," 2nd Lt. Tinashe T. Machona writes.
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Proud immigrant writes of 'service before self' in Ariz. National Guard

"Every time I put on the uniform I am proud of what it represents – a tradition of honor and a legacy of valor... Being a foreign-born U.S. service member allows me to embrace the American experience from a different perspective. "

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