McConnelsville man helps Iraqi refugees resettle in U.S.
To most of us, Iraq is a newspaper headline, a far-away, foreign country which we don’t think about much.
That’s not the case for Rick Welch of McConnelsville. Welch is a retired Army Reserve Colonel who spent more than six years stationed in Iraq.
Working with the government of Iraq, the U.S. Embassy and U.S. Forces, he led several national reconciliation initiatives over a four year period.
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