Pvt. Candace Harris and Maj. Chineta Harris

by Seth Robson
Stars and Stripes

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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