Jul 06, 2002 · Adm. Robert L.J. Long; Led Probe of 1983 Beirut Barracks Bombing July 06, 2002 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports Adm. Robert L.J. Long, 82, commander of U.S. military operations in the Pacific from 1979 to 1983 and the leader of the commission that investigated the 1983 Beirut barracks attack that killed 241 Marines, died June 28 at the Bethesda, Md., Naval Medical Center.
Jul 03, 2002 · Adm. Robert L. J. Long, who led the commission that found senior military officials responsible for security lapses in the Beirut barracks attack that killed 241 marines in 1983…
Robert Lyman John Long (May 29, 1920 – June 27, 2002) was a four star admiral in the United States Navy who served as Vice Chief of Naval Operations from 1977–1979 and Commander in Chief Pacific from 1979 to 1983.
Service/branch: United States Navy
The Beirut bombing. On Oct. 23, 1983, a truck filled with explosives breached the perimeter of a Marine barracks compound at Beirut International Airport in Lebanon.
Hours after the Sunday, Oct. 23, 1983, bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut, rescuers comb the wreckage for the wounded and dead.
18 April 1983 – The U.S. Embassy bombing in Beirut killed 63, of whom 17 were Americans. 17 May 1983 – May 17 Agreement of 1983 30 May 1983 – The 24th MAU relieved the 22d MAU.
Perpetrator: Islamic Jihad Organization
Shortly after the barracks bombing, President Ronald Reagan appointed a military fact-finding committee headed by retired Admiral Robert L. J. Long to investigate the bombing. The commission’s report found senior military officials responsible for security lapses and blamed the military chain of …
Marines Barracks Beirut 1983 Bombing Defense Department Report On October 23, 1983, a truck full of explosives, driven by a suicide bomber, crashed through the perimeter of the compound of the U.S.
Chaired by Admiral Robert L. J. Long, USN Ret., this Commission examined the Beirut bombing and reviewed DOD antiterrorism procedures to prevent or minimize damage of potential terrorist attacks. The Commission formulated five major recommendations to improve the DOD antiterrorism program. This chapter briefly reviews that Beirut bombing, the 3
Top Marine, survivors remember 1983 Beirut blast Wednesday the deadly Beirut barracks bombing 30 years ago helped the bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut on October 23, 1983.
1983 Beirut barracks bombings, terrorist bombing attacks against U.S. and French armed forces in Beirut on October 23, 1983 that claimed 299 lives. The attacks, which took place amid the sectarian conflict of the extremely damaging Lebanese civil war (1975–90), hastened the removal of the international peacekeeping force from Lebanon in February 1984.
Oct 23, 1983 · Beirut Memorial, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejuene The Beirut Memorial is a memorial to the 241 American peacekeepers—220 Marines , 18 sailors , and three soldiers —killed in the October 23, 1983 Beirut barracks bombing in Beirut, Lebanon .