Khatera, who will soon resettle from Fort McCoy to UW-Milwaukee, said she risked her life to escape the Taliban because she would have had "no hope, no rights, no education, no future."
Authorities in Monroe County have identified human remains discovered Nov. 6 at Fort McCoy.
Officials said they have "no reason" to believe the dead body has anything to do with the thousands of Afghan evacuees staying at Fort McCoy.
“We’re starting to fill the shortfall,” said an operations associate with the nonprofit tasked with collecting clothes for the refugees. “It’s one of those things that there could be a donation that fulfills all of it tomorrow. We just don’t know.”
"Two of them have a big hole," Baber Shah Dorani said of his teeth. Dorani, a 24-year-old Afghan man, is trying to see the one dentist on base at Fort McCoy.
Gender advisors for the Department of Defense are seeking to better handle domestic abuse, childcare emergencies and the upcoming winter for the 13,000 Afghan refugees still housed at the military base.
"I can visit with them," one veteran said of an Afghan family. "(But) if I were to give them any clothing or any money or any food, I could be arrested."
Children of Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy will have new toys to play with thanks to a UW-La Crosse toy drive.
Fort McCoy officials have confirmed another two cases of measles among Afghan evacuees, bringing the total cases since September up to nine.
A retired Baraboo Marine volunteered at Fort McCoy for two weeks when Afghan refugees first started arriving in Wisconsin after fleeing their …
The hum of Afghan children’s laughter, chatter and playful squeals could be heard throughout the streets of Fort McCoy U.S. Army base in western Wisconsin Thursday morning.
The hum of Afghan children's laughter, chatter and playful squeals could be heard throughout the streets of Fort McCoy military base in wester…
La Crosse has a relatively small Muslim community, but it’s ready to assist any immigrants from Afghanistan who settle in the area.
Omar and Moore commended the state of medical care and refugee vetting during a Saturday visit to the military base where nearly 13,000 Afghans await resettlement.
One of the Afghan men charged with crimes at Fort McCoy had allegedly been sexually abusing two boys, ages 12 and 14, in the bathroom at the base.
A large number of Afghan refugees will soon be leaving Fort McCoy for resettlement across the country, according to a federal official at the base.
Two Afghan men staying at Fort McCoy in western Wisconsin were charged Wednesday with committing unrelated crimes while staying at the base.
Seven Afghan refugees at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin have been infected with measles, but have since recovered. More than 97% of the Afghans have now been vaccinated.
Fort McCoy is seeking winter clothes for the Afghan refugees staying at the base. Here's how to donate.
Three babies have been born to Afghan women staying at Fort McCoy military base in western Wisconsin, according to a spokesperson.
Fort McCoy officials acknowledge there were initial problems with food supply, but that and other issues are being addressed.
U.S. Reps. Gwen Moore and Ilhan Omar are calling on the secretary of defense to investigate "possible mistreatment and/or neglect" faced by Afghan refugees in Wisconsin.
As of Thursday, Fort McCoy in Wisconsin had fewer than two dozen COVID-19 cases and one measles case among the thousands of Afghan refugees st…
A group of Madison women amassed $8,000 and dozens of fabric bolts to donate to Afghan refugees so they can make their own clothing at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin.