18 Marines become U.S. citizens in ceremony aboard USS North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- There was a special moment Friday on board the USS North Carolina in Wilmington. Eighteen Marines became United States c...

December 3, 2022
4:26 AM

WILMINGTON, N.C. (WTVD) -- There was a special moment Friday on board the USS North Carolina in Wilmington. Eighteen Marines became United States citizens in a naturalization ceremony. This is the largest number of Marines from one infantry battalion to be naturalized. They are from 14 different countries and five continents.