CMSAF visits Holloman AFB, Operation Allies Welcome support

Bass received a firsthand look at Task Force-Holloman operations, which included touring the life support area housing service members temporarily deployed in support of Operation Allies Welcome, the in-processing center, quality of life support, and Aman Omid Village where Afghan evacuees reside.

Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass greets Afghan students during their English lessons at Aman Omid Village as part of a visit to Task Force-Holloman on Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, Oct. 13, 2021. The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of State and Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan evacuees essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Sarah Rolin)