Noheli Carrasco is a Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps leader hoping to enlist in the Air Force. But because she's not a permanent resident or U.S. citizen, she will not be able to join unless the DREAM Act passes.
Noheli Carrasco helps Faye Aarons adjust her uniform during JROTC class at South Lakes High School in Reston. Carrasco is one of the leaders of South Lakes High School's JROTC program and is hoping to enlist in the Air Force. But because she isn't a citizen or a permanent resident, she'll be unable to join unless the DREAM Act passes, even as the military searches for young recruits to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post Buy Photo