LRAFB provides airlift support for Operation Allies Welcome
19th Airlift Wing Public Affairs
/ Published September 13, 2021
LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. -- In support of Operation Allies Welcome, the 19th Airlift Wing, Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, continues to provide airlift transportation and relocation support to Afghan evacuees from Aerial Ports of Embarkation to Department of Defense installations within the United States. The Secretary of Defense has approved for the DOD, through U.S. Northern Command, to provide to the Department of Homeland Security temporary housing, sustainment, and support. DoD will provide support for at least 50,000 individuals at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible.