The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S.
Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs has
awarded $1.5 million to the Montgomery Village Rotary Club’s Basra,
Iraq, Prosthetics Project. The project was created to help restore
mobility and dignity to approximately 5,000 amputees in the Basra
area who were injured by landmines and explosive remnants of war
due to various conflicts dating back to the Iran-Iraq War in the