Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Milley’s Phone Calls Thanking Allies for Their Support

September 3, 2021
WASHINGTON — Joint Staff Spokesperson Col. Dave Butler provided the following readout:

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Gen. Mark A. Milley thanked by phone the following chiefs of defense for support during the Afghanistan noncombatant evacuation operation:

  • NATO
  • Qatar
  • Germany
  • Kuwait
  • Norway
  • Bahrain
  • United Kingdom
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Turkey

The Chairman also reiterated the importance of partnerships in the completion of the operation and the need to sustain coordination.