NACA Members Called to Support Afghanistan Evacuation
NACA President and CEO George Novak issued the following statement Sunday, August 22, 2021, in response to DOD calling on NACA carriers through the Civil Reserve Air Fleet program to support the evacuation of personnel and civilians from Afghanistan:
NACA has worked closely with the Department of Defense for nearly sixty years to ensure our national readiness and supplemental airlift capabilities. NACA carriers have always been essential components of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet. As NACA carriers are being called to support this first-stage mobilization to evacuate personnel and civilians from Afghanistan, we stand ready to assist these time-critical missions for the Department of Defense, Air Mobility Command and USTRANSCOM.