Pvt. Candace Harris and Maj. Chineta Harris

Spotlight on You: Pvt. Candace Harris and Maj. Chineta Harris

Air Force major swears daughter into Army at home of US Forces Japan

by: Seth Robson | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: June 08, 2018

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Enlisting in the Army was a family affair for newly minted Pvt. Candace Harris, 20, who was sworn in by her mother Monday at the home of U.S. Forces Japan in Tokyo.

Air Force Maj. Chineta Harris served as an Army truck driver in the 1980s before commissioning to become an Air Force nurse.

“We’re excited to have her joining the military and serving her country,” she said after her daughter took the oath. “It means a lot to me.”

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