Draft environmental assessment available for relocation of Afghan special immigrants, families at JB-MDL

  • Published
  • 87th ABW

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- The Department of Air Force recently announced the availability of the draft environmental assessment for relocation of Afghan special immigrants and their families to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. 

The study evaluates the temporary relocation of up to 9,500 Afghan special immigrants to the New Jersey installations.  The proposal is to use existing structures and establish a tent city.  Public comments are requested no later than close of business Aug. 28, 2021. 

The draft EA and other documents are available at https://www.jbmdl.jb.mil/About-Us/About-Us/Environmental-Publications/. Mail and/or email comments to:  ATTN: EA Temporary Shelter of Afghan Special Immigrants; 2901 Falcon Lane; Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ 08641 or 87.ABW.PA@us.af.mil.