Landmines

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April 4, 2014

Clearing Landmines, Saving Lives

Today is International Day of Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, and while it might not be a trending… more
December 4, 2013

A Dragonfly Rises

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the end of U.S. combat operations in Vietnam. It is an important time… more
December 2, 2013

Mine-Detection Dogs Sniff Out Hidden Hazards in Southern Iraq

Even under ideal conditions, clearing landmines and other unexploded ordnance is dangerous and difficult work -- and the challenging security… more
October 30, 2013

Helping Communities in Sri Lanka Build a Safer Future

The group of women chatting over tea and cookies after a long day of work does not look like the… more
September 5, 2013

Seventy Years Later, a Different Kind of Island Hopping

When you think about the Pacific islands, many things can come to mind, such as coconut trees, coral reefs, and… more
July 18, 2013

“Spirit of Soccer” Brings Help and Hope to Syrian Refugees

Childhood is far from carefree for millions of children growing up in conflict. Even a simple game of soccer can… more
October 1, 2012

Recognizing the Frasure-Kruzel-Drew Fellowship for Humanitarian Demining

I recently arrived in the Department's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs as the twenty-first Frasure-Kruzel-Drew Memorial Fellow for Humanitarian Demining. The… more

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