Afghan Personnel Marry in Indiana After Family's Evacuation

Two Afghan personnel of the US Army whose wedding plans were derailed by the Taliban’s takeover of their country were married at Camp Atterbury in Indiana on October 9 after their family was safely evacuated to the United States, officials said.

Video of the ceremony shows the pair and a number of attendees at the Camp Atterbury chapel, which was built in 1942, the same year the camp was founded.

At least 6,600 evacuees were being sheltered at the camp before resettlement, according to local reports.

Speaking to media on October 14, Garrison Commander of Camp Atterbury Col. Michael Grundman said their goal was “to provide the best possible safe haven for our Afghan guests … aided by the cities and towns through a massive statewide donation drive.” Credit: US Army via Storyful

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