September 1997

Bosnian Refugee Looks to Long Future in Corps

Volume 80, Issue 9

Marine Private Adisa Dubica, a Bosnian refugee who graduated June 6 from 4th Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., said she had two strong reasons for joining the Marine Coips-thankfulness for her life and the life of her mother.

Dubica was still a teen-ager when fighting broke out in the former Yugoslavia and Bosnian Serbs began their policy of "ethnic cleansing." She soon learned the high price paid by civilians trapped in the crossfire.

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David H. Hugel