060716-M-2361E-004 Cyprus (July 16, 2006) - U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24 MEU) in Cypress following their departure from the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. 24 MEU is assigned to the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Demetrio J. Espinosa (RELEASED) USMC CH
RMHF16K5060716-M-2361E-004 Cyprus (July 16, 2006) - U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (24 MEU) in Cypress following their departure from the U.S. embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. 24 MEU is assigned to the Iwo Jima Expeditionary Strike Group. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Demetrio J. Espinosa (RELEASED) USMC CH
NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Sept. 2, 2021) Evacuees from Afghanistan exit a bus to board a flight to the United States at NAVSTA Rota, Sept. 2, 2021. NAVSTA Rota is currently supporting the Department of State mission to facilitate the safe departure and relocation of U.S. citizens, Special Immigration Visa recipients, and vulnerable populations from Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Claudia Nix)
RM2GH6BX1NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Sept. 2, 2021) Evacuees from Afghanistan exit a bus to board a flight to the United States at NAVSTA Rota, Sept. 2, 2021. NAVSTA Rota is currently supporting the Department of State mission to facilitate the safe departure and relocation of U.S. citizens, Special Immigration Visa recipients, and vulnerable populations from Afghanistan. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Claudia Nix)
U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter in Cyprus following their transportation from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006.  At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. (UPI Photo/Staff Sgt. Demetrio J. Espinosa/U.S. Marine Corps)
RMW0M930U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter in Cyprus following their transportation from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. (UPI Photo/Staff Sgt. Demetrio J. Espinosa/U.S. Marine Corps)
U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Cyprus, following their departure from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. Photo by USN via ABACAPRESS.COM
RF2E9GJCJU.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Cyprus, following their departure from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. Photo by USN via ABACAPRESS.COM
U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter at Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus following their flight from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on July 17, 2006.  At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit are assisting with the departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon.  The helicopters are attached to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 365.
RMW89T8BU.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter at Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus following their flight from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on July 17, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit are assisting with the departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. The helicopters are attached to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 365.
U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter in Cyprus following their transportation from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006.  At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. (UPI Photo/Staff Sgt. Demetrio J. Espinosa/U.S. Marine Corps)
RMW0M931U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter in Cyprus following their transportation from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. (UPI Photo/Staff Sgt. Demetrio J. Espinosa/U.S. Marine Corps)
U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Cyprus, following their departure from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. Photo by USN via ABACAPRESS.COM
RF2E9GJB4U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Cyprus, following their departure from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. Photo by USN via ABACAPRESS.COM
U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter at Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus following their flight from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on July 17, 2006.  At the direction of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and the U.S. Secretary of Defense the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit is assisting with the evacuation of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. (UPI Photo/Petty Officer 1st Class Michael B.W. Watkins/U.S. Navy)
RMW0M936U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter at Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus following their flight from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on July 17, 2006. At the direction of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and the U.S. Secretary of Defense the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit is assisting with the evacuation of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. (UPI Photo/Petty Officer 1st Class Michael B.W. Watkins/U.S. Navy)
A woman and her child are guided to the terminal as they exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter at Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus following their flight from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on July 17, 2006.  At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit are assisting with the departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon.  The helicopters are attached to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 365.
RMW89T7KA woman and her child are guided to the terminal as they exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter at Royal Air Force Base Akrotiri in Cyprus following their flight from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, on July 17, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit are assisting with the departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. The helicopters are attached to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 365.
U.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Cyprus, following their departure from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. Photo by USN via ABACAPRESS.COM
RF2E9GJAWU.S. citizens exit a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Cyprus, following their departure from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon on July 16, 2006. At the request of the U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon and at the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the United States Central Command and U.S. Marines are assisting with the authorized departure of U.S. citizens from Lebanon. Photo by USN via ABACAPRESS.COM