U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Nikki Pritchard, (center) assigned to the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms, San Bernardino, California, and Public Health Lead for Task Force Liberty, interacts with staff members preparing to open the new medical station Liberty Village, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, Sept. 11, 2021.  The Department of Defense, through U.S. Northern Command, and in support of the Department of Homeland Security, is providing transportation, temporary housing, medical screening, and general support for at least 50,000 Afghan evacuees at suitable facilities, in permanent or temporary structures, as quickly as possible. This initiative provides Afghan personnel essential support at secure locations outside Afghanistan. (National Guard photo by Master Sgt. John Hughel, Washington Air National Guard)

Photo by: Master Sgt. John Hughel |  VIRIN: 210911-Z-CH590-0538.JPG