Operation Desert Storm


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Operation Desert Storm

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(Military) the codename for the US-led UN operation to liberate Kuwait from Iraq (1991)
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Noun1.Operation Desert Storm - the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)
Gulf War, Persian Gulf War - a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991
Middle East, Mideast, Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
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The savage battle at the north-south gridline called 73 Easting is the location where American forces methodically, skillfully, and quickly destroyed the overwhelmed Iraqis in their defensive positions during Operation Desert Storm.
This book dealt with Fields personal experiences as a civilian working for the oil giant ARAMCO during Operation Desert Storm.
The 1,092-foot-long carrier has seen duty in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm.
In Operation Desert Storm you could expect one plane loaded with six bombs to destroy one target.
Gainey's other assignments include: Program Analyst, Unites States Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command, Rock Island; Executive Officer, 2nd Area Support Group, 22nd Support Command and Operation Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia; S-2/S3, 702nd Transportation Battalion, 711th Transportation Group, 22nd Support Command and Operation Desert Storm (Residual Force), Saudi Arabia; Division Transportation Officer, 24th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Stewart, Ga.
The fact that some of these same criticisms were made in the aftermath of Operation Desert Storm in 1991 suggests that, while we may have learned from our mistakes in the past, we have not made the necessary changes in our logistics operations to avoid repeating them.
Morgan served 10 years in the Army and deployed to the Middle East for Operation Desert Storm with the 82nd Airborne Division.
the admiral was a Naval Aviator who had combat experience in Vietnam and Operation Desert Storm.
The Operation Desert Storm (ODS) Bradley version requires 27-30 volts to recharge the batteries.
11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the bombing of the USS Cole and two American embassies, the conflict in Yugoslavia, the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, Operation Desert Storm and the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan combined.
He served as the director of ambulatory care for Fleet Hospital 15 during Operation Desert Storm, director of occupational health and wellness and two tours as chief of the medical staff in the medical clinic at the U.
Sentel has been developing and providing biological defense systems since the end of Operation Desert Storm.

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