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56th FW supports Operation Allies Welcome at JB MDL

U.S. Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing walk to a C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The C-17 from Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will be transporting Luke Airmen to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, in support of Operation Allies Welcome, where they will assist with medical screenings, lodging, and other general support services for Afghan evacuees. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing walk to a C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The C-17 from Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will be transporting Luke Airmen to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, in support of Operation Allies Welcome, where they will assist with medical screenings, lodging, and other general support services for Afghan evacuees. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The C-17 from Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will be transporting more than 40 Luke Airmen to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, in support of Operation Allies Welcome. They will assist with medical screenings, lodging, and other general support services for Afghan evacuees. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing board a C-17 Globemaster III Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. The C-17 from Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will be transporting more than 40 Luke Airmen to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, in support of Operation Allies Welcome. They will assist with medical screenings, lodging, and other general support services for Afghan evacuees. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder, far right, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Weimer, 56th FW command chief, offer well wishes to 56th FW Airmen ahead of a temporary deployment to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen from the 56th FW deployed to JB MDL in support of Operation Allies Welcome, where they will assist with medical screenings, lodging, and other general support services for Afghan evacuees.. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder, far right, 56th Fighter Wing commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Weimer, 56th FW command chief, offer well wishes to 56th FW Airmen ahead of a temporary deployment to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen from the 56th FW deployed to JB MDL in support of Operation Allies Welcome, where they will assist with medical screenings, lodging, and other general support services for Afghan evacuees.. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder, 56th Fighter Wing commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Weimer, right, 56th FW command chief, speaks with Airmen ahead of a temporary deployment to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen from multiple units deployed to JB MDL in support of Operation Allies Welcome and Joint Task Force Liberty humanitarian efforts. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory Kreuder, 56th Fighter Wing commander, left, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Weimer, right, 56th FW command chief, speaks with Airmen ahead of a temporary deployment to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen from multiple units deployed to JB MDL in support of Operation Allies Welcome and Joint Task Force Liberty humanitarian efforts. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Weimer, right, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, speaks with Airmen ahead of a temporary deployment to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen from multiple units deployed to JB MDL in support of Operation Allies Welcome and Joint Task Force Liberty humanitarian efforts. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Weimer, right, 56th Fighter Wing command chief, speaks with Airmen ahead of a temporary deployment to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen from multiple units deployed to JB MDL in support of Operation Allies Welcome and Joint Task Force Liberty humanitarian efforts. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Caleb Butler, 56th Fighter Wing public affairs specialist, speaks with 56th Comptroller Squadron leadership as he prepares for his deployment Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen deployed to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, in support of Operation Allies Welcome, the largest noncombatant evacuation operation in United States history. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a five-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Caleb Butler, 56th Fighter Wing public affairs specialist, speaks with 56th Comptroller Squadron leadership as he prepares for his deployment Sept. 13, 2021, at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. More than 40 Airmen deployed to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, in support of Operation Allies Welcome, the largest noncombatant evacuation operation in United States history. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a five-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)

LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. --

More than 40 Airmen from the 56th Fighter Wing deployed to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 13, 2021, from Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, in support of Operation Allies Welcome, where they will assist with medical screenings, lodging, and other general support services for Afghan evacuees. Luke Airmen rapidly mobilized to answer the call for support with less than a four-day notice to assist with the sheltering of thousands of Afghan evacuees from Kabul, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photos by Tech. Sgt. Amber Carter)