A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | India

By Andray Abrahamian and Tom Babington “I made it inside the airport!” exclaimed the American citizen. “We’re in the terminal waiting for our flight!” “I’m so glad, that’s excellent news! I’m going to mark down that...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Germany

By Scott Robinson When Embassy Berlin Political Officer Salman Khalil encountered an injured, traumatized man among the thousands of evacuees from Afghanistan at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Khalil knew he had to help. The...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Kuwait

By Stephen Kochuba Like many American embassies and consulates around the world during the late days of summer 2021, Embassy Kuwait was working creatively to advance U.S. diplomatic engagement despite the persistent challenges of the...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Qatar

By Michael Pointer Embassy Doha played a pivotal role in the largest noncombatant evacuation process in history—Operation Allies Refuge (OAR). Over a four-week period, some 58,000 evacuees passed through Qatar, were housed on U.S. bases,...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Diplomatic Security

By Patrick Martel The call came a few days before Kabul was surrounded by the Taliban. Law and order had deteriorated in Afghanistan, and the U.S. embassy’s regional security office (RSO) was in the middle...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Goforth

By Damon Goforth Damon Goforth, a consular-coned Foreign Service officer, initially traveled to Kabul on a temporary duty assignment from the Department of State Operation Center’s Crisis Management and Strategy (CMS) office to assist with...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Kabul | Lali

By Noorulhaq Lali For the past 16 years, I have worked with Coalition Forces and, for the last seven years, as part of the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan’s Political and Human Resources (HR) sections. The...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Kabul | Andaya-Nauts

By Anne Claire D. Andaya-Nauts Anne Claire D. Andaya-Nauts arrived in Kabul, July 14, to serve as the special assistant to the Executive Office. She had previously served at Embassy Kabul in 2017-2018, and closely followed...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Kabul | Zeng

By Tao Zeng  In the final days before the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan closed its doors, a small group of embassy employees who remained behind could often be found transporting classified files, embassy-branded office supplies,...
A collage of photos in a diamond-shaped grid show an assortment of photographs representing the global response following the evacuation in Kabul.

A Global Response | Afghanistan

Introduction by Ross Wilson  American diplomats and soldiers showed extraordinary bravery, commitment, and dedication in service to the United States and the Afghan people during the tumultuous days in Afghanistan this summer—from the Aug. 15-16...

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