Injured U.S Embassy Staff Evacuated from Haiti

1724z: U.S. Coast Guard evacuates four critically injured U.S. Embassy staff members from Port-au-Prince. The U.S. Air Force 1st Special Operations Wing are expected to deploy to the Port-au-Prince airport this afternoon. The staff members will be take to the U.S. Naval base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. U.S. Southern Command states that the U.S.S. Carl Vinson will arrive off the coast of Haiti on 14 January. Pentagon states that some smaller vessels from the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard cutters are already en route.

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