Accession Number:

ADA445517

Title:

Eastern Exit: The Noncombatant Evacuation Operation (NEO) From Mogadishu, Somalia, in January 1991

Descriptive Note:

Research memo.

Corporate Author:

CENTER FOR NAVAL ANALYSES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

65.0

Abstract:

This research memorandum documents the events and discusses lessons learned from the non-combatant evacuation operation NEO from the U.S. Embassy in Mogadishu, Somalia, in January 1991. During this operation, named Eastern Exit, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps forces evacuated 281 people from 30 countries including 8 Ambassadors and 39 Soviet citizens.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE