ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Waiting to leave Somalia, 1993
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: August 25, 2020
Dave Casey ©Stars and Stripes
Mogadishu, Somalia, June, 1993: Sgt. 1st Class John Fair spends part of his nearly five-day wait for a flight out of Somalia with a good book and protection from the flies and mosquitoes.
Read two Stars and Stripes stories from July, 1993:
Games, food help airmen fight boredom
For U.S. forces in Somalia, it's another day in hell