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UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
Public Affairs, 2nd Bomb Wing (AFGSC) 109 Barksdale Blvd West, Suite 209, Barksdale AFB, LA 
71110-2270
Tel. (318) 456-8173


Press Release

July 02, 2024
Release 24-07-001


Barksdale Airmen Become Citizens During Historic Naturalization Ceremony
BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. –
A total of seven Airmen assigned to the 2d Bomb Wing became U.S. 
citizens during a naturalization ceremony at Hoban Hall on July 2, 2024, at 9 a.m.


Barksdale AFB hosted its first-ever naturalization ceremony. The event, was hosted in partnership 
with the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service, also featuring U.S. Magistrate Judge for the Western 
District of Louisiana, the Hon. Mark Hornsby. Judge Hornsby administered the oath of allegiance to 
the Airmen.


Airmen who took the oath of allegiance include:

• Senior Airman Kethelen Da Vitoria dos Santos, Brazil
• Senior Airman Ramon Mitra, Philippines
• Senior Airman Eli Sebastian, Indonesia
• Airman 1st Class Daveika Hall, Jamaica
• Airman 1st Class Tiffany Hennings, Jamaica
• Airman 1st Class Christian Santos, Philippines
• Airman 1st Class Imuzi Thompson, Jamaica

For more information about this press release, call the 2nd Bomb Wing Public Affairs Office at 
318-456-8173 or email 2BW.PA@us.af.mil.


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