Article by Mel Ulle
In August of this year, the U.S. government pulled military forces from Afghanistan leaving tens of thousands of Afghans, who had fought alongside our forces, stranded with their families with no path to safety.
Here in Colorado, an effort launched under the leadership of Joe Saboe, a former Army Captain to save these loyal Afghans. A diverse group of volunteers throughout the U.S. put their lives on hold and worked around the clock for weeks to evacuate over 750 Afghan allies. This group, Team America, orchestrated covert linkups in the streets and surrounding areas of Kabul with U.S. Special Forces, Marines, government agencies, and allied forces. They made it official and formed a nonprofit called Team America Relief (https://www.teamamericarelief.org/).
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