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455th AEW Photos

Foreign-born Airmen deploy, live their American Dream

Airman 1st Class Yongqin Li is a foreign-born Airman who spent most of his early life in China. When Li graduated high school, he immigrated to America. He was a full-time college student and worked various jobs to make ends meet. He eventually joined the U.S. Air Force; on the day of his basic military training graduation, became a U.S. citizen during a Naturalization ceremony. Li is deployed out of Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, where is a member of the 55th Force Support Squadron force management section. At Kandahar Airfield, he serves on the 451st Expeditionary Support Squadron Personnel Support for Contingency Operations team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier
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