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Veteran's of Desert Shield/Storm

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Twenty years ago today...

Started by Orrbitron. Last reply by James Head May 21, 2013. 3 Replies

and Sgt Pepper didn't have anything to do with it. Where were you on 23 Februay 1991? -OrrbitronContinue

Tags: Gulf_War, Operation_Desert_Storm, Iraq, Kuwait, 1991

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Started by Michael J. Austin. Last reply by Michael J. Austin Sep 25, 2009. 3 Replies

My first tour, two in all was from the beginning August 1990 to April 1991 for Operation Desert Shield/Storm. My camp was called "Camp Nacirema" American spelled backwards outside of Seeb…Continue

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Comment by Dave Kunze on June 11, 2014 at 2:07am

U.S. Navy, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Fourteen. 87'-88' Persian Excursion. USS Guadalcanal and USS Okinawa.

Comment by Dennis Leber on January 27, 2013 at 5:15pm

I was with the USMC D 2/12, artillery battery. Was there from Dec 1991 until about June 1992 if I remember correctly. 

Comment by James Head on August 19, 2012 at 7:37pm

23 Feb 1991, Busting the Berm in support of 2nd Mar. Div. while "Riding the Storm Out"! (has it been that long ago?)

Tiger BDE,

2nd Armored Division

"Hell On Wheels"!

Comment by Sean O' on December 14, 2011 at 5:00pm

I was just a young pup in the USAR at the time. 79th MP Co. 14th MP BDE (since de-activated) supporting 7th Corps

Comment by DoubleL on October 17, 2010 at 6:53am
Alpha 15th MI BN. in support of 18th ABN Corps.

Chicken, at least you have your wife with you this time!
Comment by Orrbitron on June 9, 2010 at 1:42pm
B co 3-7th IN
1st BDE, 24th ID

Been back twice since then.
Comment by Phillip Cacciatore on April 22, 2010 at 6:31am
A/3-5 Cav
1st Brigade
3rd Armored Division
Can't believe it was 20 years ago already. Seemed like it was yesterday. And here I am again in Kuwait. Yeah me.
Comment by James D Snyder on January 27, 2010 at 10:05pm
As some one that was over there from the start, through Shield and Storm I will say that counts. The black skies, the sounds of war. If you were over there whether civilian or military it counts. Everyone has there own experience to relate to.
Comment by Michael J. Austin on September 25, 2009 at 7:28am
You lived it, it sure does count !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Comment by asa c mcguire on September 25, 2009 at 12:01am
does it count that I was a detainee/hostage in Kuwait when the invasion happened. Then joined the army when I was of age. My mother, grandmother and myself were on the second UN evacuation out of the country.
 

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