Global Rescue has extracted the first employees of an American company from Cairo on Sunday afternoon. Security teams collected the foreign nationals from various points around the capital and then evacuated them via fixed-wing aircraft to Jordan. From there they were transported to their respective home countries.

Over the weekend, Global Rescue deployed security teams to Egypt to provide security, transport and extraction services for several hundred clients in country. The teams are led by special operations veterans that include former Navy SEALs and members of the Navy’s Special Warfare Command.