Persian Gulf War


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Persian Gulf War

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Noun1.Persian Gulf War - a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invadersPersian Gulf War - a war fought between Iraq and a coalition led by the United States that freed Kuwait from Iraqi invaders; 1990-1991
Operation Desert Storm - the United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours (1991)
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In order to ensure that every eligible Persian Gulf War Veteran receives this bonus we need the Senate to reconvene and take a vote before August 31.
The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to search for the corpses of the Kuwaiti soldiers killed in the Persian Gulf War," Baqerzadeh told reporters in the Northwestern city of Piranshahr on the sidelines of a ceremony marking the return to Iran of the remains of 29 Iranian wartime martyrs on Tuesday.
In retrospect, the praise Schwarzkopf received for winning the Persian Gulf War was excessive.
Twenty-six names appear on the section for the Persian Gulf War and 35 names have been etched on the section for the Global War on Terrorism.
Seek the immediate release of any American who may still be held captive following World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, and seek immediate return of the remains of any Americans who died during those wars.
DEVELOPMENTAL THEORIES APPLIED TO ADOLESCENTS DURING PERSIAN GULF WAR
Bush enacted the Persian Gulf War POW/MIA Accountabilty Act of 2002, which aims to persuade foreign nationals to take the necessary and sometimes risky steps needed to return any surviving American POW/MIA from the Persian Gulf War by providing asylum to those who cooperate and their families.
Even apparent triumphs in the Persian Gulf War and Afghanistan--not to mention countless doomed peace initiatives between the Israelis and the Palestinians--look less successful as time passes.
Elting was an assistant division surgeon with the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) during the Persian Gulf War in 1990 and 1991.
Night vision goggles from George 41's Persian Gulf War are now widely used to hunt deer after dark in Wisconsin.
Of particular note are her investigations into the environmental health effects of the Midwestern floods of 1993, the revamping of the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water Acts, and the health consequences to soldiers who served in the Persian Gulf War.