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Focus at Fort McCoy turning to Afghans' resettlement

Focus at Fort McCoy turning to Afghans' resettlement Photo: Jim O'Connell/KSTP.

The Associated Press
Created: September 23, 2021 08:09 AM

A federal official at Fort McCoy says a large number of Afghan refugees will soon be leaving the base for resettlement across the country.

The evacuees from Afghanistan began arriving at Fort McCoy in Monroe County four weeks ago and with more than 12,000 refugees, the base is near capacity.

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