U.S. Marines, Sailors Evacuate U.S. Embassy Personnel in Juba, South Sudan

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Robert Gupton accounts for passengers on a manifest at Entebbe, Uganda, after safely evacuating them from the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 3, 2014. A squad-size element of U.S. Marines assigned to the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response successfully evacuated more than 20 people from the U.S. Embassy in coordination with the East Africa Response Force, and under the command and control of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. Gupton is assigned to the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • Susan D. Page, U.S. ambassador to South Sudan, right, shakes hands with a local delegate on the flight line in Juba, South Sudan, during an evacuation of U.S. Embassy personnel, Jan. 3, 2014.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marines guide U.S. citizens down the flight line in Juba, South Sudan, during an evacuation of personnel from the U.S. Embassy, Jan. 3, 2014.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Thomas Wallin, right, commanding officer for the Ground Combat Element, Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response, passes orders to U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Rodriguez on the flight line in Juba, South Sudan, during an evacuation of personnel from the U.S. Embassy, Jan. 3, 2014. Rodriguez is , a team leader assigned to the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Robert Gupton accounts for passengers on a manifest at Entebbe, Uganda, after safely evacuating them from the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 3, 2014.   U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Robert Gupton accounts for passengers on a manifest at Entebbe, Uganda, after safely evacuating them from the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 3, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Andrew Rodriguez, leads Susan D. Page, U.S. ambassador to South Sudan, down the flight line in Juba, South Sudan, during an evacuation of personnel from the U.S. Embassy, Jan. 3, 2014. Rodriguez, is a team leader assigned to the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marines and sailors help U.S. citizens into a Marine Corps KC-130J Hercules aircraft during the evacuation of personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 3, 2014.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marines and sailors help U.S. citizens into a Marine Corps KC-130J Hercules airplane in Juba, South Sudan, during an evacuation of personnel from the U.S. Embassy, Jan. 3, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Robert Gupton accounts for passengers on a manifest in Juba, South Sudan, during an evacuation of personnel from the U.S. Embassy, Jan. 3, 2014.  U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. John T. Kelly, left, calls in a status update during an evacuation of personnel from the U.S. Embassy in Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 3, 2014. Kelly is a radio operator assigned to the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III
  • U.S. Marines unload luggage from a Marine Corps KC-130J Hercules airplane at Entebbe, Uganda, after safely evacuating citizens from the U.S. Embassy at Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 3, 2014. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Robert L. Fisher III