28 Feb '16, 4pm

Gulf War vets fume as US fails to mark 25th anniversary

Related Gulf War veterans have mixed ideas on meaning of conflict Some see it as a war that ended badly, even in victory. Others see it as a precursor to a global revolution in battle that led to a more dangerous world. Still more see it as a huge step in American leadership that assembled one of globe's largest coalitions. In just 100 hours' worth of fighting on the ground, the 1991 Persian Gulf War created enough opinions to fill decades. 25 years later, local veterans recall time in the first Gulf War Sunday marks 25 years since President George H.W. Bush declared a cease-fire in the first Gulf War. The order came just four days after a coalition of United Nations forces began a ground offensive to push Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait. Commanders reflect on Gulf War lessons Four retired commanders were on Fort Benning Friday to talk to current Army leaders about the lesson...

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