How can I get a US passport outside the country?

Asked over 2 years ago - Fairfax, VA

I went AWOLabout 8 months ago, from Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio Texas. I was on AIT and now Im planning to go back to the US.
Im naturalized in OKlahoma, but went I went to El Salvador I travel with my old passport so I never got the US passport...my question is if I can get a US passport in the Embassy here??
Am I gonna get deteined at the embassy or will they give the passport to travel to the US to turn myself in?

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  1. Karin Wolman

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    Answered . You did not say WHEN you naturalized, nor on what basis, but this really matters: Anyone who naturalized through military service after November 24, 2003 faces possible revocation of their US citizenship based on post-natz misconduct or failure to serve honorably in the military for an aggregate of five years. If you naturalized as a civilian under INA Section 316 or 319, then you are not subject to this revocation.You need to consult an attorney.

    This is general information only. It is not intended as a substitute for legal advice, and does not create an... more
  2. Elizabeth Clare Surin

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    Answered . You have a big problem. Get yourself a lawyer asap, preferably a JAG.

    An attorney-client relationship is not formed by my responses to questions on Avvo. My responses are not intended... more
  3. Gen Kimura

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    Answered . Please call to the nearest U.S. Embassy/Consulate. They might be able to help you out.

    This answer is of a general nature and should not be relied upon as final, nor is it intended as legal advice.... more
  4. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . US Embassy/Consulate

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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