That's BS, plain and simple. Anyone who serves honorably in our military, especially in a war zone, deserves automatic citizenship.
It has little to do with his being a soldier and more todo with the name changes that they are looking at. Google "Soldier becomes an American Citizen" and you will see this is a unique case:United States Central Command - Soldiers become American citizens
... CENTCOM official web site, DJIBOUTI (March 16, 2008) — Seven Soldiers supporting the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa mission became US citizens ...http://www.centcom.mil/en/news/soldiers-become-american-citizens-in-africa.html
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Soldiers become American citizens in Africa By Air Force Staff Sgt. Jennifer Redente, CJTF-HOA Public Affairs Mar 21, 2008 - 1:04:22 PM, Email this article ...http://www.blackanthem.com/News/Military...rica15163.shtml
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... "I wanted to be an American citizen because then people would look at me differently, ...http://www.army.mil/-news/2008/07/04/10646-17-soldiers-become-us-citizens-on-july-4th/
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Matt Sanchez : Soldiers fighting for U.S. become citizens
Soldiers fighting for U.S. become citizens. Wnd_logo. Header_exclusive .... I would like to extend a welcome to our new American citizens. Thank-you. ...http://www.matt-sanchez.com/2007/11/soldiers-fighti.html
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:: WRAL.com Fort Bragg Soldiers Become U.S. Citizens in Iraq. Posted: Apr. 12, 2008 ... Fort Bragg soldiers serving in Iraq became newly minted American citizens in the ...http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/2725931/
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Multi-National Force - Iraq - Soldiers become citizens at Anaconda
Nov 13, 2006 ... Daily Stories arrow Soldiers become citizens at Anaconda ... LSA ANACONDA — Several service members became American citizens during a ...http://www.mnf-iraq.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7217&Itemid=128
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I will add that I hope someone gets this situation cleared up ASAP and allows this soldier to become an American citizen as he so richly deserves to be.