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NEWS | Oct. 1, 2021

Operation Allies Refuge

By A1C Jade Dubiel Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs Office

The 82nd ABN Soldiers were deployed to the Middle East in response to the Immediate Response Force activation by the Pentagon in order to provide safe and secure movement of U.S. personnel and Afghan Special Immigration Visa civilians. The IRF is comprised of combat team paratroopers from the 82nd ABN and is able to deploy within 18 hours.