Fort Carson Soldiers assist with Afghan evacuee effort
Last updated 9/1/2021 at 9:50am
The Department of Defense recently approved a request for assistance from the State Department to provide temporary housing, sustainment and support inside the United States for vulnerable Afghans at Fort McCoy, Wis.; Fort Bliss, Texas; Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.; and Fort Lee, Va.
Approximately 500 service members from the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley will provide support to Fort McCoy, Fort Lee, and JBMDL to assist in these efforts as part of the task force located there. The soldiers from Fort Riley will be joining service members from Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Bliss, T...