Marines come shore at Green Beach,1983.
US Marines observe the area around Marine Base at Beirut Airport. 1982
Flying into LZ on corniche, West Beirut. .50 caliber machine gun at the ready.
US Marine observes continuing clean up of the US Embassy that was destroyed by a truck bomb, April 1983.
US Diplomat Lawrence Eagleburger speaks to reporters in front of destroyed US Embassy April, 1983
On Alert, US Marines weapons at the ready as they observe the perimeter of the Marine base, Beirut Airport. 1983
On Patrol, US Marines watch a Lebanese student pass by their Patrol, East Beirut 1982.
US Marine Commander, General James Mead claps as Lebanese belly dancer performs for the commanders of the multi national "peacekeeping force" in Beirut, along with civilians1982.
US Marine looks through binoculars as he observes base perimeter from his Fort Apache position. 1983
Morning after mortar attack on US Marine positions surrounding Beirut airport.
Bob Hope entertains Marines from the 22nd MAU on the USS Guam off the coast of Beirut.
Dallas Cowgirls onboard US Warship off the coast of Beirut, with US Navy personnel. 1982
Marine keeps watch, Beirut Airport, MEA jet takes off. 1983.
Marine outpost Beirut airport perimeter 1983.
Busy Beach, US Marine Amtrac sits on "Green Beach" at the edge of Marine base at Beirut aiport. Lebanese sunbathers, MEA jet comes in to land.
Survivor-US Marine lifted from the rubble of the Marine HQ at Beirut airport after it was destroyed by a truck bomb. Oct. 23, 1983
Aftermath, clean up and search continues at the destroyed US Marine HQ at Beirut aiport, Oct. 1983. Beirut airport control tower seen in background.
US Marine Commander Col. Timothy Geraghty points as Marine Commandant General P.X. Kelley and US Ambssador look at bomb site.
Security surrounds Marine Commandant
P.X. Kelley during visit to destroyed Marine Base, Beirut airport, Oct. 1983.
Last Rites performed by Marine chaplain. 241 US Service men were killed in an attack on the US Marine HQ Beirut Airport, Oct. 23, 1983
Marine base, Beirut, clean up continues, October 1983
Navy Seabee searches blt bomb site 1983.
Marines reinforce positions at Beirut airport.Nov.1983
Two Marines look at items found in the rubble of the destroyed Marine base, Beirut,Oct.1983
US Marine chaplain celebrates mass for Marines on "green beach", 1983.
Beirut Dec. 1983, "24th MAU They came in Peace" note and Christmas wreath decorate a stretcher at the site of the destroyed US Marine HQ at Beirut airport.
Druse militamen watch last US Marines leave Beirut in Amtracs. 1984
Marine base, MRE box, a year later,October 23, 1984
Oct. 23, 1984-One year Later, Lebanese soldier lights a cigarette in the basement of the US Marine HQ that was destroyed in a truck bomb attack, Oct. 1983. Departing Marine left message behind.
Marine Marine Base,Beirut airport. Ten years after Marines left 1993.
A year later, sign remains in Marine PAO office, Beirut Airport October 23,1984..
June 2008, Then and Now. New Condo construction on site of US Embassy, Beirut.