The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI)

The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) was created in 1997 on the 50th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan by General (Ret.) Gordon R. Sullivan to extend the vision & legacy of Nobel Peace Laureate George C. Marshall by alleviating suffering and promoting hope, growth, and stability in war-torn countries. A major obstacle in many of these troubled countries is the lingering presence of landmines that remain buried in the ground long after wars have ended. Sadly, tens of millions of these hidden killers are in over 60 countries around the world. Thus, MLI's primary mission is to establish practical, affordable and sustainable indigenous programs to help severely mine-affected countries ri...

MDD Charlie with his handler

MDD Charlie with his handler
Photo from Progress Report 'Sniffing out Mines and Saving Lives' (view small | med | large | orig)

Children in mine-contaminated village in Sri Lanka

Children in mine-contaminated village in Sri Lanka
Children in Sri Lanka living in a village that is surrounded by mine-fields; MDDs are currently "sniffing out" the landmines in this area to save innocent lives (view small | med | large | orig)

Mine Detection Dog in Sri Lanka

Mine Detection Dog in Sri Lanka
(view small | med | large | orig)

Akhter with his new leg!

Akhter with his new leg!
Photo from Progress Report 'Update: Helping landmine survivors in Afghanistan' (view small | med | large | orig)

MDDs at work, searching for landmines in Angola

MDDs at work, searching for landmines in Angola
Photo from Progress Report 'Mine Detection Dogs in Angola - Update' (view small | med | large | orig)
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