Soldiers and Non-Governmental Organization workers made arts and craft projects with Afghan children Sept. 23, during Operation Allies Welcome on Fort Lee.
The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Cody Nelson)
U.S. Army Pfc. Alexandra Sterrett, assigned to 541st Transportation Company, paints with Afghan children during an arts and craft event in the living support area on Fort Lee, Virginia, for Operation Allies Welcome, Sept. 23, 2021.
This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan.