USAF Helps Evacuate Emergency Personnel in Yemen

Posted August 6, 2013 at 9:31am

The US Defense Department notes that “In response to a State Department request, the Air Force transported personnel out of Sanaa, Yemen, early this morning as part of a reduction in emergency personnel, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.”

“‘The U.S. Department of Defense continues to have personnel on the ground in Yemen to support the U.S. State Department and monitor the security situation,’ Little said in a statement.”

“The State Department today ordered a reduction in the number of emergency U.S. government personnel in Yemen.”