Who we are....
Founded by one of the famous Horse Soldiers who were the first boots on the ground in Afghanistan…we are first in, last out…you can help!
Founded by one of the famous Horse Soldiers who were the first boots on the ground in Afghanistan…we are first in, last out…and you can help!
Keep the promise made to US Citizens and Afghan Partners by working in a highly collaborative environment to evacuate US Citizens; our partners and their families by land, sea or air while training and assisting others to do the same.
Our vision is simple:
“Keep the Promise”
Please Note: AFGFREE INC is a 501.c.3 entity recognized by the IRS and does not cooperate, coordinate or have any affiliation with Afghanistan Free
Profiles in Courage
Momo B is our Director of Operations. She is a former trauma flight nurse for the Department of State and other private contractors. She has performed high quality work in war zones throughout her 26-year career, and at AFGfree, she has taken on even more roles. Momo has created and implemented a global network of partners and individuals, delivering food and medical supplies to some of the harshest regions. She also became our “underground travel agent” for Americans and American allies left behind in Afghanistan, scheduling flights, obtaining paperwork, and finding visas. Momo is invaluable to the AFGfree team, and she has a deep love for all of humanity. #HonorThePromise #GodWins
Alanna is the Director of Social Media. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in history from Purdue University and is a recent graduate from the William S Richardson School of Law. She has worked with several non-profit legal services, including the Hawaii Innocence Project, where she defended members of the military that were wrongfully convicted under the UCMJ, and the Southern Legal Counsel, which represents the broader low-income community. She also represented individuals at her University’s immigration clinic, helping many through the visa, asylum, and refugee process. In her previous career, Alanna worked as a commercial and salvage diver for a variety of federal contractors and subcontractors to improve DHS infrastructure.
LTC (R) Perry Blackburn is a retired US Army Special Forces Officer and the CEO of AFGFree. During his time in the military, Perry served in multiple roles with the US Army. The majority of that time was spent with 5th SFG(A), where he was deployed to multiple theatres. He served both in Afghanistan and Iraq, and was an ODA team commander during Operation Anaconda. As a Green Beret, he was one of the very first Americans on the ground in Afghanistan after 9/11. He was one of the famous Horse Soldiers that rode into the country on horseback that were featured in the film “12 Strong”. In addition, Perry was a member of US Special Forces dive teams and he later played semi-professional football as a QB1 for the Abu Dhabi Wildcats. Perry is also a proud father and loving husband.