Tag: withdrawal

The Last American Troops Vacate Afghanistan, Ending United States’ Longest War to Date

The Last American Troops Vacate Afghanistan, Ending United States’ Longest War to Date

Marine General Chris Donahue was the last U.S. soldier to leave Afghanistan. In less than three weeks, the U.S. evacuated at least 120,000 U.S. allies, citizens, and Afghan allies.

U.S. Military Completes 90% of Afghanistan Withdrawal

U.S. Military Completes 90% of Afghanistan Withdrawal

On Tuesday, the U.S. military completed a 90 percent withdrawal from Afghanistan as President Joe Biden had promised. The announcement comes days after the military officially handed over seven facilities to the Afghan Ministry of Defense. One of the facilities includes Bagram air base, the focal point of the U.S. presence in Afghanistan for the last 20 years.

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