U.S. Army National Guard Sgt. Georgia Varoucha immigrated to the United States from Greece when she was thirteen. After graduating high school, she joined the New Jersey Army National Guard, and received her citizenship while in basic training. "In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. You don't have to be the fastest or the strongest, the smartest or the most capable, and I've never been the best at anything, really, but, I've always been stubborn and driven by the fact we only have one life to make our dreams come true."