‘Life-changing experience’: Afghan war veteran talks sisterhood, what’s being done to help one year after resurgence

The war may be over, but the sisterhood that developed between Afghan and American women remained.

Next month marks one year after the fall of Kabul, Afghanistan.

American women soldiers worked closely together to hunt down the Taliban, and delivered valuable intelligence to women in remote villages.

The war may be over, but the sisterhood that developed between Afghan and American women remained.

Rebekah Edmonson, Program Manager at The PenFed Foundation Afghan Rescue and Resettlement Program and a U.S. Army Veteran herself said the experience for her was “life-changing.”

The program raises funds to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation, childcare and other services to the Afghan refugees as they resettle in communities across the U.S.

To learn more about the PenFed Foundation and how to help, click here.