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Aug 01, 2013, 14:36 ET
It's been 40 years too long, but it's not too late. Join Jonathan as he teams up with Mines Advisory Group (MAG) America and Clear Path International (CPI) in the most interesting campaign for Vietnam ever!  (PRNewsFoto/MAG America)

On Eve of 40th Anniversary of U.S. Military Withdrawal from Vietnam, Celebrities Speak Out on Continuing Unexploded Ordnance Impact on Civilians

 Forty years ago on August 15, 1973, the U.S. military ceased all military actions and airstrikes in Vietnam, ending the war for the United...

Feb 05, 2013, 10:30 ET
Mines Advisory Group (MAG) America is releasing a new documentary on the landmine crisis in Angola, Surviving the Peace: Angola. This film uses personnel narratives of a landmine victim and a soldier turned MAG deminer to illustrate the effects of landmines on this country and MAG's work to save this country's future. This film was produced in collaboration with award-winning film studio, MediaStorm.

MAG America Announces Release of Documentary on Landmine Crisis in Angola

On February 6, 2013, Mines Advisory Group (MAG) America will launch a documentary focused on its life changing work in Angola.  The film,...

Oct 15, 2012, 06:00 ET
U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam David Shear travels to a scrapyard with Mines Advisory Group staff to view discarded metal from unexploded bombs.  That day the Ambassador conducted the first demolition of unexploded ordnance (UXO) collected by MAG in Quang Nam.  MAG is the first humanitarian demining organization to clear UXO remaining from U.S. bombings conducted during the Vietnam War in this province of Vietnam.  (PRNewsFoto/MAG America)

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam David Shear Conducts First UXO Demolition in Quang Nam as Mines Advisory Group Expands its Work

Mines Advisory Group (MAG) America is excited to announce that MAG has expanded its landmine and unexploded ordnance clearance into Quang Nam...