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Series highlights Desert Storm Veterans for 30th anniversary

December 31, 2020

From the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website

In January 1991, members from all five military branches joined a coalition to push out Saddam Hussein’s forces from Kuwait for Operation Desert Storm.

During January 2021, VA will profile these Veterans in a series of stories for Desert Storm’s 30th anniversary.

More than 2.2 million U.S. service members served during the era and an estimated 694,550 deployed to the Gulf. An estimated 1.68 million Veterans from that era are still alive.

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