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Staff Sgt. Luis Chiriboga, a 14th Civil Engineer Squadron engineering technician, and his wife, Airman 1st Class Estefania Briceno Ron, a personnel and administration technician assigned to the 14th Medical Support Squadron, stand at the entrance of Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi. Chiriboga and Briceno Ron are both natives of Ecuador and received their U.S. citizenship after joining the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Gross) AF couple takes journey to US citizenship
The Air Force affords its Airmen a plethora of opportunities and benefits; many advance their education and obtain degrees, skills are learned and can often be applied in future careers -- but for some, their service can grant them U.S. citizenship. This is the case for a dual military couple at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, who was born and spent the early part of their life in Ecuador. Both are now Airmen and U.S. citizens.
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