Afghan Interpreter Who Saved U.S. Troops Gets American Citizenship

Janis Shinwari wearing his body armor in Afghanistan in 2008. He worked with U.S. troops in some of the most dangerous parts of the country, and the Taliban put him on a

Janis Shinwari, an Afghan interpreter for the U.S. military, grabbed a rifle in the heat of battle and saved U.S. troops in 2008. Twelve years later, he became a U.S. citizen.

(Image credit: Matt Zeller)