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How do I go about marrying a women from another country?

Should I marry my fiance in Central America before I return to the states?

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First congratulations and we wish you the best on this most important occasion!  This can be a complex issue and you may need to seek a legal opinion from JAG.

There can be significant and complex issues for Soldiers marrying a person from another country especially if you plan on staying in the Army and making it a career.

These issues include the possibility of losing or not being able to obtain a security clearance as a result of the marriage.  If you job currently requires a clearance losing it could potentially result in your separation from the service.

If your spouse is from a country on a watch list or other similar list she may not be allowed to enter into the U.S.

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Mark is a Retired Command Sergeant Major with 26 years of military leadership experience. He held 3 military occupational specialties (Field Artillery, Nuclear Weapons Tech, and Ammunition Ordnance). Mark is one of the leading military authors in the fields of leadership, counseling, and training.

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