Operation Desert Shield/Storm (1990-1991) || ...one of the more colorful jacket patches that was typical of those produced by various units.

Operation Desert Storm was the UN's response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, Iran. They invaded because Iraq was in debt and needed oil money.

1991~US led 34 nation coalition in invasion of Iraq in response to Iraq's annexation of Kuwait.

In 1990 the United States Government authorizes the liberation of Kuwait. Operation Desert Storm begins with bombing in Iraq.

Operation Desert Storm. The Gulf War (8/2/1990 – 2/28/1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (8/2/1990 – 1/17/1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (1/17/1991 – 2/28/1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait. (V)

Operation Desert Storm. The Gulf War (8/2/1990 – 2/28/1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (8/2/1990 – 1/17/1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (1/17/1991 – 2/28/1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait. (V)

http://www.historyguy.com/gulf_war_images_pictures.htm  The "Highway of Death" after American warplanes caught retreating Iraqi forces in the open in the Gulf War of 1991 against Iraq.

The "Highway of Death" after American warplanes caught retreating Iraqi forces in the open in the Gulf War of 1991 against Iraq. {I see a school bus}

Operation Desert Storm - U.S troops patrolling burning oil fields

Operation Desert Storm - U.S Military troops patrolling burning oil fields in Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War

Desert Storm Operation Map... I was with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment...1st Squadron, B Troop

1990 - 1991 ~ Persian Gulf War - Was stationed at Luke AFB in Arizona and was waiting to give birth to my daughter when the war started.

Operation Desert Storm - Jan. 17, 1991

Eagle fighter aircraft of the Tactical Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N., are parked on an air field during Operation Desert Shield.

https://flic.kr/p/zfXP6j | 778th Maintenance Company Jackson / Monroeville, Alabama  Operation Desert Shield / Storm  25th Reunion. October 24, 2015 | 778th Maintenance Company Jackson / Monroeville, Alabama  Operation Desert Shield / Storm  25th Reunion. October 24, 2015

https://flic.kr/p/zfXP6j | 778th Maintenance Company Jackson / Monroeville, Alabama Operation Desert Shield / Storm 25th Reunion. October 24, 2015 | 778th Maintenance Company Jackson / Monroeville, Alabama Operation Desert Shield / Storm 25th Reunion. October 24, 2015

The Persian Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) commonly referred to as simply the Gulf War, was a war waged by a UN-authorized coalition force from 34 nations led by the United States, against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

The Persian Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) commonly referred to as simply the Gulf War, was a war waged by a UN-authorized coalition force from 34 nations led by the United States, against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

Veteran of Operation Desert Storm  (1990)

Veteran of Operation Desert Storm

The Saudi Arabian Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait is a decoration presented by the Government of Saudi Arabia to recognize personnel of Allied Forces who served in operation Desert Storm between the dates of January 17, 1991 and February 28, 1991. Owing to the short eligible time frame for this medal, it is considered more rare than the Kuwait Liberation Medal.

The Saudi Arabian Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait is a decoration presented…

operation desert storm | ... Photographer Chronicles Operation Desert Storm | Veterans Today

American troops were in Saudi Arabia, where Mecca and Medina are located. They are Holy Lands to Muslim culture. Bin Laden was upset that U.

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