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  • 111th ATKW supports Allies Welcome

    U.S. Air Force Reserve Chaplain (Capt.) Conner Simms, assigned to the 934th Airlift Wing, Minneapolis, Minnesota (left) enjoys a break with pancakes prepared by 111th Attack Wing Religious Affairs Tech. Sgt. Rafeeq E. Strickland at the JBMDL Chapel, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 19, 2021.  The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the 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 personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel)
  • 111th Attack Wing supports Operation Allies Refuge

    Fifteen members of the 111th Attack Wing have activated in support of Operation Allies Refuge, the effort to relocate interested and eligible Afghan nationals and their immediate families who supported the U.S. Government efforts in their homeland, since Aug. 26, 2021. The 111th Airmen and women are on federal orders through at least the end of September to provide general base support such as security, logistics support and ground transportation duties as needed at Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, New Jersey.
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