Military bases had $260M in damages from Afghan evacuation


              FILE - Children play with stones at an Afghan refugees camp on Joint Base McGuire Dix Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 27, 2021. Military bases that housed tens of thousands of Afghan refugees after the U.S. airlifted them out of Kabul last year incurred almost $260 million in damages that in some cases rendered buildings unusable for troops until they get significant repairs to walls and plumbing, the Pentagon’s inspector general found. Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees were flown to eight military bases in the U.S. where many of them lived for months while they waited fro visa processing and resettlement. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
            
              FILE - Afghan refugee women register to be seen by a doctor inside the medical tent at Liberty Village on Joint Base McGuire-Dix- Lakehurst, N.J., on Dec, 2, 2021. Military bases that housed tens of thousands of Afghan refugees after the U.S. airlifted them out of Kabul last year incurred almost $260 million in damages that in some cases rendered buildings unusable for troops until they get significant repairs to walls and plumbing, the Pentagon’s inspector general found. Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees were flown to eight military bases in the U.S. where many of them lived for months while they waited fro visa processing and resettlement. (Barbara Davidson/Pool via AP, File)
            FILE - U.S. Military Police walk past Afghan refugees at the Village at the Ft. McCoy U.S. Army base on  Sept. 30, 2021 in Ft. McCoy, Wis.  Military bases that housed tens of thousands of Afghan refugees after the U.S. airlifted them out of Kabul last year incurred almost $260 million in damages that in some cases rendered buildings unusable for troops until they get significant repairs to walls and plumbing, the Pentagon's inspector general found. Tens of thousands of Afghan refugees were flown to eight military bases in the U.S. where many of them lived for months while they waited fro visa processing and resettlement. (Barbara Davidson/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Military bases had $260M in damages from Afghan evacuation