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Feb. 16, 2022

Operation Allies Welcome Announces Departure of Last Afghan Nationals from Fort McCoy, Wisconsin

Today, the last group of Afghan nationals temporarily housed at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin as part of Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) departed the base. Fort McCoy is the seventh of eight U.S.-based Department of Defense (DOD) installations supporting the resettlement of Afghan nationals, also known as “safe havens,” to complete OAW-related operations. To date, more than 74,400 Afghan evacuees have joined new communities across the country. These resettlement efforts are led by the Department of State in close coordination with more than 290 local resettlement affiliates.

Feb. 11, 2022

Military hospital support to FEMA to begin in Massachusetts, expand in Arizona, Maine

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 90 military medical personnel, including doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists are continuing to deploy in six teams to three states to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.

Feb. 8, 2022

Alaskan Command Prepares for Exercise Arctic Edge 2022

Alaskan Command will conduct ARCTIC EDGE, a biennial exercise, Feb. 28 – March 17. ARCTIC EDGE is designed to provide realistic and effective training for participants using the premier training locations available throughout Alaska.  Alaskan Command has successfully operated in the Arctic and defended Alaska for more than 70 years.

Feb. 3, 2022

Operation Allies Welcome Announces Departure of Last Afghan Nationals from Fort Pickett, Virginia

The last group of Afghan nationals temporarily housed at Fort Pickett, Virginia as part of Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) departed the base. Fort Pickett is the sixth of eight Department of Defense (DOD) installations supporting the resettlement of Afghan nationals, also known as “safe havens,” to complete operations. To date, more than 68,000 Afghan evacuees have been resettled in communities across the country. These resettlement efforts are led by the Department of State in close coordination with more than 290 local resettlement affiliates.

Feb. 3, 2022

Military hospital support to FEMA to begin in four states, expands in two states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 220 military medical personnel, including medical doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists have deployed, or will deploy within the next two weeks, in fourteen teams to six states to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.

Jan. 28, 2022

Military hospital support to FEMA to begin in Maine, Maryland, expands in three states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 115 military medical personnel, including medical doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists, have deployed or will deploy in five teams, to five states to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.

Jan. 27, 2022

Operation Allies Welcome Announces Departure of Last Afghan Nationals from Camp Atterbury, Indiana

 Yesterday, the last group of Afghan nationals temporarily housed at Camp Atterbury, Indiana as part of Operation Allies Welcome (OAW) departed the base. Camp Atterbury, Indiana is the fifth of eight Department of Defense (DOD) installations supporting the resettlement of Afghan nationals, also known as “safe havens,” to complete operations. To date, more than 66,000 Afghan evacuees have been resettled in communities across the country. These resettlement efforts are led by the Department of State in close coordination with more than 290 local resettlement affiliates.

Jan. 21, 2022

Military hospital support to FEMA begins in five states, Navajo Nation, expands elsewhere

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 220 military medical personnel have deployed or will deploy ten new teams to eight states and the Navajo Nation to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients. 

Jan. 20, 2022

Human Security at Task Force Liberty

At Task Force Liberty, staff are committed to providing safe, secure, dignified and equitable access to information, goods and services to the entire guest population as they await resettlement in the United States. To do this, leadership and staff at every level have taken a human-centered approach to the mission.

Jan. 4, 2022

Military hospital support to FEMA begins in New Hampshire, New York, continues in eight states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 35 military medical personnel will deploy in two new teams – one 15-person team to New Hampshire, and one 20-person team to New York – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.

Dec. 30, 2021

Military hospital support to FEMA begins in Arizona, Pennsylvania, expands in Michigan

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 65 military medical personnel will deploy in four new teams – three 15-person teams to Arizona, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, and one 20-person team to Pennsylvania – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.

Dec. 21, 2021

Military hospital support to FEMA begins in Indiana, Wisconsin, continues in five states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 40 military medical personnel will deploy in two new teams – one 20-person team to Indiana, and one 20-person team to Wisconsin – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.

Dec. 6, 2021

Military hospital support to FEMA expands in Colorado, Michigan and New Mexico, continues in five states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 55 military medical personnel will deploy in three new teams – one 15-person team to Colorado, one 20-person team to Michigan, and one 20-person team to New Mexico – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients.

Nov. 29, 2021

Military hospital support to FEMA to begin in Michigan and New Mexico, continue in five states

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 60 military medical personnel will deploy in three, 20-person teams – two teams to Michigan and one team to New Mexico – to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in local hospitals. 

Nov. 19, 2021

ARNORTH military hospital support to FEMA begins in Colorado, Minnesota, expands in Montana

At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, approximately 100 military medical personnel will deploy in five, 20-person teams- one team to Colorado, two teams to Montana and two teams to Minnesota - to support civilian healthcare workers treating COVID-19 patients in local hospitals.