Local veterans recall coalition effort to liberate Kuwait
By Amber Coulter
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at 2:30 am (Updated: March 6, 2:58 am)
Operation Desert Storm/Shield: Aug. 2, 1990 – Feb. 28, 1991
Area veterans of the first Gulf War remember a lot about their experiences and sacrifices.
On Monday, the nation joined them in remembering the end of the war.
In July 1990, Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army invaded and occupied neighboring Kuwait. A coalition of nations set out to liberate the tiny nation.
One of the first things awaiting deployed troops was the climate.
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