The 2016 Clearing the Path Gala will be held
October 26, 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Washington DC

The Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) will host our 19th annual Clearing the Path Gala on October 26th in Washington, DC at the elegant Mandarin Oriental Hotel. We will honor leaders whose extraordinary efforts have improved lives in war-torn countries and celebrate the progress that has been made in making the world a better and safer place. Please mark your calendars today and join us for us for what promises to be a marvelous evening!

WHEN:      Wednesday, October 26, 2016; Reception at 6pm; Dinner at 7pm

WHERE:    Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 1330 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20024

EMCEE:     Tom Gjelten, NPR

The Honorable Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Mrs. Diana Enzi
General (Ret.) Gordon R. Sullivan
Under Secretary of State Rose Gottemoeller (Invited)
General (Ret.) Eric Shinseki

MDD Team of the Year:
MDD Madjesty & Lance Corporal Nawarathne, Sri Lanka
Survivors’ Award:
Ms. Labibah, YALS Training Officer & Landmine Survivor, Yemen
Children Against Mines Program (CHAMPS) Teacher of the Year Awards:
Ms. Linda Shirley, New Lebanon Elementary School, CT; and Larisa Jahić, Pazarić, Bosnia and Herzegovina

ENTERTAINMENT: Voices of Service

   Click here to see pictures from the  2015 Gala!

Gala guests

Gold sponsor
 Joan Wismer


 Bronze sponsor


Patron sponsor logo
Janus Global Operations, LLC
Irene C. Evans Charity