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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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On the other hand, firing wasn't even discussed last December when the deputy commander of Desert Shield, Lt.
Powell was effectively cut out of the critical decision to begin the Desert Shield buildup, but once the commitment had been made, it was he who argued successfully against destroying all six bridges to Baghdad--two would suffice--predicting that stranding and slaughtering so many soldiers would make the Americans look like bullies.
The EA-3B remained in frontline service with VQs 1 and 2 until the Navy retired the Skywarrior in October 1991, after serving in the intelligence role during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
In 1989, he was sent to the 421st Fighter Squadron at Hill Air Force Base in Utah, then went to the Persian Gulf for operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Some veterans who took part in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm have reported a variety of ailments including fatigue, weakness, sleep disturbances, persistent headaches, skin rashes, respiratory problems and other illnesses at significantly higher rates than those reported by other veteran groups.
VR-55 mobilized within four days to support Operation Desert Shield, and subsequently Operation Desert Storm.
It was discovered during Desert Shield and Desert Storm that CODES was not capable of handling everything for efficient stow planning.
Eddie and Ernie Zasueta grew up together in Pacoima, went through 12 years of school together, joined the Marines together and fought together in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Just as they did during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm, the Marine Corps called on the Military Sealift Command to activate the SS Wright (T-AVB 3) and SS Curtis (T-AVB 4) for operations.
Navy construction battalion personnel use a crawler tractor and wheeled loader to move sand dring the construction of berms that will house weapons during Operation Desert Shield.