US MNF Press and Media Photos


Col James M. Mead,
US MNF 1, 2 and 4
(32 MAU: 16 August-10 September, 32 MAU: 25 September-1 November 1982, 22 MAU: 15 February-29 May 1983)
Col Thomas M. Stokes, Jr., 24 MAU,
US MNF 3
(1 November 1982-15 February 1983)
Col Timothy J. Geraghty, 24 MAU,
US MNF 5
(30 May-18 November 1983)
BGen Jim R. Joy,
US MNF, Commanding General
(17 November 1983-9 April 1984)
Col James P. Faulkner, 22 MAU,
US MNF 6
(17 November 1983-19 February 1984)
US MNF
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US Marines patrol the streets of downtown Beirut in an M151 light vehicle. The Marines have been deployed in Lebanon as part of a multi-national peacekeeping force following a confrontation between Israeli forces and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
A Marine sniper sights through the scope of his 7.62mm M-40A1 sniping rifle from a sandbag rest in the Marine compound near the Beirut International Airport. The Marines have been deployed as part of a multinational peacekeeping force following a confrontation between Israeli forces and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).
An M-198 155mm howitzer protects a U.S. Marine Corps encampment near Beirut. The Marines have been deployed in Lebanon as part of a multi-national peacekeeping force following a confrontation between Israeli forces and the Palestine Liberation Organization.
A Marine stands guard outside the British Embassy. He is participating as a member of a multinational peacekeeping force.
(Original Caption) Beirut, Lebanon: A tank of the United States Marine Amphibious Unit backs out of the landing craft to replace those of the 22nd Unit currently serving in Beirut with a multinational force.