US Army Base in Germany Prepares Tents and Beds for Incoming Afghanistan Refugees

United States Army soldiers prepared a training base in Grafenwoehr, Germany, to provide temporary lodging to Afghanistan evacuees as part of Operation Allies Refuge on August 24, video released by the US Army Europe and Africa shows.

Video filmed on August 24 shows tents and beds being prepared at the US Army Garrison Bavaria’s Grafenwoehr Training Area for evacuees.

The Department of Defense said that its European command had received nearly 8,000 evacuees between August 20 and 24, and said it was considering other locations in Germany, Italy, and Spain in preparation to receive flights.

The US Army said Afghan evacuees will receive support, including temporary lodging, food, and medical screenings and treatment, at the Rhein Ordnance Barracks and Grafenwoehr base, as they complete the Special Immigrant Visa application process. Credit: DVIDS via Storyful

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