132d Wing Mobilizes to support Operation Allies Welcome

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Michael J. Kelly
  • 132d Wing Public Affairs

Des Moines, Iowa -- Approximately 35 Airmen from the132d Wing in Des Moines, Iowa recently received stateside deployment orders in support of Operation Allies Welcome.

Operation Allies Welcome is the ongoing effort to bring Americans home from Afghanistan and bring vulnerable Afghans to the United States and support their resettlement.

Airmen will deploy for approximately 60-90 days under Title 10 federal deployment orders starting in November.

The Airmen will be helping provide logistical, sustainment, and interagency support for Afghan refugees resettling in the United States. These service members will be under the direction of the U.S. Northern Command.