Afghans who helped US being evacuated to Virginia Army base


Hi Mike Rossi a reporting a military base in Virginia will house Afghans who helped the US with the withdrawal of US forces in Afghanistan approaching the final stages about twenty five hundred Afghans who worked for the U. S. government over the past twenty years will be evacuated and temporarily housed at Fort Lee Virginia these are brave Afghans and their families as we have said who service United States has been certified by the embassy in Kabul and who have completed thorough S. I. V. security vetting process state department spokesman Ned price told reporters Monday the Afghans will begin arriving at Fort Lee next week the group includes seven hundred Afghans who worked for the US and roughly eighteen hundred family members another four thousand applicants and family awaiting security clearance will be sent to non U. S. locations while their visas are processed Mike Rossio Washington

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