Happy Independence Day 2007

Happy Independence Day 2007

Congratulations to the 160 US Troops naturalized at Camp Victory in Iraq today!

Newly naturalized US soldiers raise their hands during a ceremony at Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at which soldiers reenlisted and some were naturalized as United States citizens. Around 160 troops from 52 countries were given US citizenship during the ceremony. (AP Photo/Ali al-Saadi)

Another spectacular shot of America’s newest citizens…

Newly naturalized U.S. soldiers raise their hands during an oath pronunciation ceremony at Camp Victory in Baghdad July 4, 2007. Around 160 troops from 52 countries were given U.S. citizenship during the ceremony on Wednesday. (REUTERS/Ali Al-Saadi)

The LA Times has more on the ceremony at the Al Faw Palace on Wednesday.

Still… The Home of the Brave and the Land of the Free.

A soldier in the U.S. Army Honor Guard places an American flag one foot in front and centered at one of the more than 220,000 gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., May 25, 2006. (Defense Dept. photo by William D. Moss)

Required St. Louis fireworks video HERE.

Michelle Malkin looks at the forgotten “A” word.
(Thanks Granny Shrek)

Nice… BG linked to THIS TRIBUTE to the US Military Men and Women.

Dan Riehl offers a timely 4th of July history lesson.

Glenn Reynolds links to a list of ways to help American troops overseas.

More on “Independence and Tolerance” at Democracy Project.

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