Mila Kunis goes to the Marine Corps Ball

Sgt. Scott Moore and his guest, actress Mila Kunis stand during the National Anthem at the 236th Marine Corps birthday ball for 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division in Greenville, N.C., on Friday Nov. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Marine Corps., Cpl. Johnny Merkley) Cpl. Johnny Merkley

Sgt. Scott Moore and his guest, Mila Kunis, attend the 236th Marine Corps birthday ball on Nov. 18, 2011.
AP/Cpl. Johnny Merkley
(CBS) Mila Kunis brought some star power to the Marine Corps Ball in Greenville, N.C., on Friday. The 28-year-old actress attended the event with Sgt. Scott Moore, who invited Kunis via YouTube earlier this year.

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According to local news station WNCT, Kunis arrived in Greenville at around 2:30 p.m. wearing a black dress with her hair in an up-do.

Prior to the ball, Marine spokesperson Capt. Scott Sasser said, "She's going to get a chance to learn about the Marine Corps, and we're all going to have a great time celebrating the Marine Corps birthday."

Not only did the "Black Swan" star learn a bit about the Marines, it also sounds as if  she and Moore had a good time doing so. The official Twitter account of the United States Marine Corps tweeted, "Sgt. Scott Moore got to enjoy the #Marine Corps birthday ball with @MMilaKunis."

Back in July, Moore, a data systems technician who was deployed in Afghanistan at the time, asked Kunis to be his date after making a bet with a fellow Marine. Kunis accepted the invite after getting  a little encouragement from her "Friends with Benefits" co-star Justin Timberlake.

After Timberlake publicly prodded Kunis to say yes, he received his own Marine Corps Ball invite. The singer-actor attended a separate ball in Richmond, Va. with another Marine earlier this month.

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