Top US military officer ready to 'rapidly' evacuate Afghan interpreters, if ordered

Die VSA. military’s top officer told Fox News the American military is ready to evacuate them, but it’s not up to him.

There are plans being developed very, very rapidly here for not just interpreters, but a lot of other people that have worked with the United States,” said Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, aboard a U.S. military aircraft returning from the Air Force Academy Wednesday. “We have a moral commitment to those that helped us.

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley delivers the commencement address at the United States Air Force Academy graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium on May 26, 2021 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley delivers the commencement address at the United States Air Force Academy graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium on May 26, 2021 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

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