- from farm boy... to Soldier... to citizen -
GREEN CARD SOLDIER
...an historic adventure novel
FACT SHEETS, PHOTOS & MORE
The documents, photos, graphics, video and other products highlighted below are all in the public domain and therefore are not copyright restricted. Feel free to view, download and use as you like. I hope they give you - in some small way - an insight into my novel and my motivation for writing it.
Ashland, Ore. – Set amidst the civil war-ravaged Balkans of the early 1990s, the novel Green Card Soldier is the story of Andro Babich – a naïve Bosnian teenage soccer star who escapes to America where he earns refugee status, receives a “green card” and joins the U.S. Army – ultimately earning citizenship and a new life. (Click graphic at left to read complete release.)
Book cover art
The front and back book covers for my historic adventure novel, Green Card Soldier, were designed by the creative team at Hellgate Press. Simply click on the graphics at left for downloadable high-resolution image files.
For almost 40 years, Bruce Zielsdorf served his country as a military journalist, newspaper editor and public affairs practitioner. From drafting feature stories during the Vietnam era through coverage of the Lake Placid Olympics in upstate New York, he documented Air Force people at work worldwide with his writing, editing and photographic skills. (Click here to read more...)
Various studio shots I had taken at the recommendation of my publisher and available for download. Model release form not required for reproduction, but available upon request.
Fact sheets, talking papers & web links
The following list of fact sheets has been gathered from various sources and posted - with a brief description - for your possible use. Each is linked to its original source.
Citizenship for Military Personnel & Family Members
Members of the U.S. armed forces may be eligible for citizenship by qualifying for naturalization through military service under Section 328 or 329 of the INA.
Naturalization for military members
Members and certain veterans of the U.S. armed forces may be eligible for naturalization through their military service under Section 328 or 329 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA).
Army spouse, social worker sets sights on citizenship, career as Navy officer
In 2012, aformer stay-at-home mother finished grad school. She reached her dream of becoming an American citizen in January. Now, she's on her way to becoming a Navy officer.
The organization's vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in our nation's history.
The organization is best known for the network of comfort homes built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers nationwide and in Europe.
Defense Visual Information Directorate
The Defense Department agency preserves and provides public access to U.S. military films, video, still photos and multi-media presentations about missions worldwide.