Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America's longest war After two decades, the United States has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a sad chapter in military history Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America’s longest warGen. Frank McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said the last planes took off from Kabul airport at 3:29 p.m. Washington time, or one minute before midnight in Kabul. Last troops exit Afghanistan, ending America's longest warThe United States has completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, ending America’s longest war and closing a sad two-decade chapter in military history U.S. completes withdrawal from AfghanistanThe evacuation was completed ahead of the Aug. 31 deadline US evacuates another 19K people from AfghanistanThe Pentagon on Wednesday said 19,000 people were evacuated from Afghanistan in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to roughly 82,300 evacuees out of Kabul since the country fell to the Taliban on Aug. 14. US military reports biggest day of airlifts out of AfghanistanThe U.S. military says it has evacuated roughly 37,000 people from Afghanistan in just over a week, nearly half of whom have been removed in the last 24 hours. U.S. to prioritize troop evacuation in last two days of Kabul operationThe U.S. military will continue evacuating people from Kabul airport until an Aug. 31 deadline if needed, but will prioritize the removal of U.S. troops and military equipment on the last couple of days, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Only 2,500 Americans evacuated from Afghanistan, civilian air fleet possibleMajor General William Taylor said 17,000 people have been evacuated from Kabul in Afghanistan while only 2,500 evacuees were American.