Gulf War

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Gulf War:

see Persian Gulf WarPersian Gulf Wars,
two conflicts involving Iraq and U.S.-led coalitions in the late 20th and early 21st cent.

The First Persian Gulf War, also known as the Gulf War, Jan.–Feb.
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; Iran-Iraq WarIran-Iraq War,
1980–88, protracted military conflict between Iran and Iraq. It officially began on Sept. 22, 1980, with an Iraqi land and air invasion of western Iran, although Iraqi spokespersons maintained that Iran had been engaging in artillery attacks on Iraqi towns
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She was one of more than 40,000 servicewomen deployed to Southwest Asia during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Aside from the superior training that was on display during Desert Shield and Storm, Horner believes another legacy of the first war in the Gulf was the technological advances it put on display for the Air Force.
The BDf Commander-in-Chief welcomed the commander of the Peninsula Desert Shield Forces that are present in the Kingdom of Bahrain in BDF camps, which reflects the firm bonds of unified goal and destiny that binds together the GCC countries.
In his 18 years of service in the Marines, he served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield as an intelligence officer.
An international response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in August 1990, Desert Shield was a buildup of coalition forces in the Persian Gulf region.
The sealift for Desert Shield became, with no prior buildup-the largest and fastest sealift to a single operating area in the history of warfare to date, as well as the farthest.
I experienced this situation during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm when some Soldiers in mobilizing RC units were unable to perform organizational maintenance on their equipment.
In this resource for general readers Bourque (US Army General Staff College) explains how operations after the collapse of the Soviet Union shifted from the European and Asian theaters to the Middle East in operations Just Cause, Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and in a number of interventions in insurgencies.
Heavily researched, Amirs, Admirals & Desert Sailors gives an overview of the establishment of an American naval presence in Bahrain during the Cold War, repercussions from Arab-Israeli conflicts and the downfall of the Iranian shah, operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the attack on the USS Cole, and more.
We deployed to Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and we never left.