Spc. Samuel Diaz and 155 other servicemembers currently deployed to Iraq take the Oath of Citizenship during a naturalization ceremony July 4 in the Al Faw Palace rotunda at Camp Victory. The servicemembers became U.S. citizens during the ceremony attended by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden. Lori Scialabba, associate director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, administered the Oath of Citizenship. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, USF-I commander, gave each new citizen his USF-I commanding general's coin, and his senior enlisted advisor, Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Wilson, presented a U.S. flag to each servicemember.