Do Military and Military Reserve personnel have to follow the same immigrations laws for green card marriages as everyone else?

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To an extent! I was stationed in Korea with one of my soldiers. While he was there he married a Filipino woman. She got a military ID card and then she got a passport from the US government. She got her green card on base easily when she got back to the states.
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