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Reader's Comments Page 1

Wow!

When I first started this book online, it was no problem to keep up with corections. Now they come in fast and furious. I'll continue to add them, but in the meantime, take a look at the comments some readers have sent.

If you would like information you added removed, please let me know and I'll take care of that on an immediate basis. However, some of the information provided by readers is so valuable to future researchers I've felt it necessary to list comments in their entirety.

Here we go:

 

apleyden@yahoo.com

 



Subject: Desert Storm info

Hi, Andrew...

I'm a veteran of Desert Shield/Storm. I was attached to USMC 2dMARDIV, 2d FSSG Information Systems Management Office. The bulk of my duties there involved installing and maintaining computer networks. I'm trying to dig up any press articles regarding computer/information technologies used there, particularly the LAN/WAN my platoon was responsible for. Do you have any leads? I've looked through your site (very cool) and couldn't find anything to this effect. Any help would be really appreciated.

TIA,

Scott Kelly

 

Date: Sun, 17 Dec 95 22:28:09 -0800BR>
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Persian Gulf War

Mr. Leyden:
Congratulations on a fine piece of work in your Op Desert Storm Debriefing Book. I was the Executive Officer of K Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment during the war and wanted to give you a correction on the bio of one soldier in my unit who was killed. James R. McCoy of Wilmington, DE was a Corporal (not a Captain) in the U.S. Army when he was killed in action in Iraq on 24 Feb. 1991. Knowing him, as I did, I'm sure that he would want the world to know that he did indeed work for a living! He was a brave man and a good soldier. He and Army Sergeant Dodge Powell of Hollywood, FL died that night in an armored battle with an Iraqi mechanized unit. Thanks for your efforts.
Captain William Prior
wwprior@leland.stanford.edu

 

Date: Sun, 17 Dec 1995 21:45:09
From: DELETED
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Missing Air Force Unit


Dear Andy,


Thanks for taking the time to put this comprehensive web area together. The 7th ACCS ( Airborne Command and Control Squadron ) based at Keesler Air Force Base was present in the gulf from the beginning of Desert Shield until well after Desert Storm.


EDITED FOR SENSITIVITY

 



Date: Sat, 16 Dec 1995 18:11:04 -0500BR> From: 73223.703@compuserve.com
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Desert Storm

I am enjoying reading all your information concerning the Persian Gulf War. I flew 33 missions into Saudi Arabia with American Airlines C.R.A.F. (Civilian Reserve Airlift Fleet). I was the Supervisor of aircraft maintenance on our DC10's during Desert Storm and then on our B767-300aircraft during the homecoming (Desert Airlift). Found your section on your initial travels on that civilian airliner that went off the taxiway in Egypt quite interesting. We (AA) flew nonstop to Rome, refueled and continued direct to Dhahran, Jabail or Emirates. Care to tell me what commercial airline you flew over with?? Please continue with your work on these pages. Find them fasinating! Best Regards, Peter J. Blouin Peabody, Mass.

 

Date: Fri, 15 Dec 95 8:33:31 EST
From: Anthony W. Pieper III,
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Another unit for the record

Andrew,
Please add the following unit to your listing:


New York

411th Engineer Brigade Reserve

This was the only Reserve Component Engineer Brigade to be mobilized during ODS; there were two Active Duty Engineer Brigades, one per Corps (7th Engr Bde in VII Corps, and 20th Engr Bde in XVIII Abn Corps).

The 411th Engr Bde had responsibility for all Theater Army engineering, that is all the engineer missions not directly supporting either of the two Corps. Their area of responsibility was all of Saudi Arabia, south of Tapline Road. Their headquarters was located in Dhahran, with a Forward element stationed at King Khalid Military City.

The 411th Engr Bde was stationed in Saudi Arabia from 20 Dec 90 until mid-May 1991, under the command of BG Storat.

For further information, contact them at:

Commander
411th Engineer Brigade
Armed Forces Reserve Center
Floyd Bennett Field
Brooklyn, New York 11234-7097

 

From: Philip Blanda
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 16:21:01 -0500BR> To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Missing major weapon on an Aegis Cruiser

You forgot to list the Standard Missile as a weapon on an Aegis cruiser and an Oliver Hazard Perry class frigate. This is the ships primary AAW weapon.

P.S. I did enjoy your web pages. Good job!

 

Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 11:03:02 -0500BR> From: Dadolil@aol.com
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Unit for your gulf war web page

My unit was activated for the Gulf War in Nov of 1990. The 972nd Military Police Co. from Boston Ma.
We were attached to the !st Infantry Div and for brief time to the 1st armored Cav Div, after the hostilities ended my Platoon (4th) was attached to the 2nd armored Cav Rgt, at when we moved back into Iraq.

I hope this helps

Sgt Jim Cook (Ret)
972nd MP co

Date: Thu, 14 Dec 95 09:21:47 -0600BR> From: Matt Sambora
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Desert Storm Units

Andrew - Just a quick note: If you're still adding units to this I was with the 823rd Red Horse Civil Engineering Squadron from Hurlburt Field FL. We were a direct reporting unit to 9th AF (AKA Centaf) doing Air Force construction.
Matt Sambora
http://www.ee.siue.edu/~msambor/

Date: Wed, 13 Dec 1995 14:29:38 EST
From: MAML59A@prodigy.com (CST WILLIAM M BROADHURST)
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: 159th M.A.S.H. N.O. La.

The 159th M.A.S.H is based at Jackson Barracks New

 

Date: Mon, 11 Dec 1995 23:20:52 -0500BR> From: 74312.372@compuserve.com
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Addition to Reserve units activated for Desert Storm

I was the company commander for the 639th Transportation, Kingsport, Tn , when they were activated for Desert Storm. The unit was in Saudi Arabia from January 4, 1991 till June 25, 1991. Please add them to the units from Tennessee

 

From: SSRI
Date: Fri, 08 Dec 95 13:57:23 -800BR> To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: 257 mpco

Andrew you did not include the 257th mp company for cottage grove minnesota we were stationed at al sahar on msr dodge we were part of the 403mp bn 800p bg thanks

eric burton

burton@plains.nodak.edu

 

Date: Sun, 03 Dec 95 02:13:30 -0800BR> From: Nick Brilis
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Activated Units (National Guard) Desert Storm

I was a member of the 105th USAF Clinic that was activated for the Gulf War. Our unit performed with distinction by providing medical care for Air Force POW's held by Hussain. Dates of activation: Feb - June.

Please add us to your list. 105th USAF Clinic...Stewart Air Base,

Newburgh, NY

 

Date: Sat, 25 Nov 95 22:48:35 000BR> From: Bob French
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: DS Debriefing Book

Andrew,

I was just reviewing your DESERT STORM Debriefing Book on the web and found an error on your list of air-to-air kills. You show the 4th TFW as flying F-15C aircraft when they actually flew F-15E.

Bob

 

Date: Wed, 22 Nov 95 19:04:35 -0500BR> From: hawk
Organization: ELECTRONIC WARFARE INC.
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Hi,

just a little more info on the CG-47 class cruiser, it has the ability to search and track more than 256 targets at one time and also can be switched to computer auto-mode and the ship can defend its self with little to no human interface.

BIO: HAWK

U.S. NAVY 7 years stationed onboard USS CHOSIN CG-65 homeport Pearl Harbor Hawaii for 4 years. OPERATION DESERT STORM/SOUTHERN WATCH

p.s cool web page, i'm in search any Naval Ship images

HAWK

 

Date: Tue, 21 Nov 1995 20:17:15 -0800BR> From: royl3@ix.netcom.com (roy richards )
Subject: Missing units

deployed during Desert Shield/Desert Storm I noted that several were missing, The 193rd MP BN a Guard Unit, the 220th MP Co a quard unit, the 928th Med CO (Amb) a Guard unit, the 217th Med Bn a guard unit and the 928th Med Co a guard unit. All the above units were activated from the Colorado Army National Guard between December 1990 and January 1991. I was a member of the 193rd MP Bn at the 401st PW Camp. I also did not see the 269th MP Co Tennessee Army National Guard or the 157th MP Co WV Army National Guard. They were a part of the 193rd MP Co will at the 401st MP PW Camp. There were other units that I noticed were missing but do not have my book with me right now to pass alone the information. I will bring it home for next time.

I have found your book interesting, keep up the good work.

ROY L. RICHARDS
SFC, COARNG
RNCO

 

Date: Tue, 21 Nov 95 16:57:31 -0800BR> From: Paul Kreutzer
Organization: U.S. Information Agency
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu

Andrew,

Good work on the Gulf War debriefing book. I naturally looked up my unit and didn't see it, which prompted me to write to inform you of the little-known U.S. Army Europe Reserves. Their tale will be seldom told and little noted!

USAREUR has a few U.S. Army Reserve units in Germany, staffed by American personnel who are civilian employees of EUSAREUR or German enterprises and wish to maintain an Army Reserve affiliation. They are all non-combat units attached to support services.

I served in SWA in the 317th Support Center-Rear Area Operations Center (RAOC), of Offenbach, FRG, attached to the 16th Corps Support Group of Hanau, under 2d Corps Support Command-VII Corps. Unit personnel were civilian employees, spouses, teachers, missionaries, college instructors (myself), journalists, and businesspeople. The commander was LTC (R) Philip Pearson, a science teacher at the Frankfurt military high school. I had left active duty in Germany in June 1990, and chose to stay on a few months to finish a Master's degree and, on the side, stay active in the Reserves...

The 317th was activated in Germany in December 1990, and deployed to Saudi Arabia in January 1991. Attached directly to the 16th CSG TOC, the unit was based at Log Base Alpha and then set up Log Base Echo, near Hafr Al-Batin, begining January 19th. The 317th SC (RAOC) stayed at Log Base Echo throughout the deployment, and left Saudi Arabia May 8th 1991, demobilizing in June. The 317th thus participated in that unique military deployment, made possible by total control of the sky, by which the Corps logistics base was set up directly facing the Iraqi enemy line, well in advance of the Corps' combat elements!

Well, that's a very brief outline of the unknown role of the Europe-based Army Reserve!

Regards,
Paul Kreutzer
CPT, AR, USAR

 

Date: Mon, 20 Nov 95 15:000 -0800BR> From: richard parry
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: units deployed

andrew,Great articles!I was a member FORSCOM assigned to 1st ID from Ft.Riley,Ks.We were assigned to 7th TRANSPORTATION GROUP;180th TRANSPORTATION BATTALION,24TH TRANSPORTATION COMPANY(medium truck)company.We were the only active duty truck drivers assigned to this group.We deployed in Oct.1990 and came home July 1991!REMEMBER,NOTHING HAPPENS UNTIL A TRUCK DRIVER MOVES IT!!!!

 

Date: Sun, 19 Nov 1995 12:50:06 -0500BR> From: Bell207@aol.com
Subject: Army National Guard Unit

812th Medical Company (AA) Station at KKMC Saudi Arabi, Unit out of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Date: Fri, 17 Nov 95 18:23:24 -0400BR> From: "Ronald A. Hoskinson"
Subject: My page has moved

Hello Andrew,

Just to let you know, I moved my GW Photo Gallery.

Old URL: http://www2.msstate.edu/~rah2/gulf-war.html

New URL: http://users.aol.com/andyhosk/gulf-war.html

By the way, I read that note from the anonymous correspondent from the NPG school. As an Army officer myself, I am embarrassed and appalled by the unprofessionalism of that individual. Unfortunately, the Armed Forces have their share of "anal retentive" people. Military officers are endowed with an unusual amount of power; most handle it responsibly, but some (to include, evidently, "anonymous" from the NPG school) let it warp their personalities. I apologize on behalf of the Armed Forces.

Regards,

Ronald A. "Andy" Hoskinso

Date: Sat, 11 Nov 1995 12:30:38 EST
From: JJRR48B@prodigy.com (MAJ JESSE G EVANS)
Subject: AH-1's in SWA

Andrew,

Thanks for your web sight. The regular Marines used AH-1W "Super- Cobras" while the two reserve squadrons deployed (HMA-773, Atlanta & HMA-775, Camp Pendleton, CA) flew Viet Nam veteran airframes, the AH- 1J "Sea-Cobras". Desert Storm experiences with the Cobras finally moved HQMC to purchase the NTS (Night Targeting System) for the AH-1W which we are now receiving.

Maj Jesse Evans USMCR & pilot; American Airlines

 

Date: Sat, 11 Nov 1995 10:06:28 EST
From: FCUF99A@prodigy.com ( ELLIOTTCHERYL WARE)
Subject: Desert Shield

Thanks for taking the time and making the effort to record the most accurate account you can.

I'm a recent 14 Year Navy Corpsman, who was assigned to Naval Hospital Long Beach and was TAD to ASU Bahrain. I was a part of a Medical Regulating Team. My assignments included tours on the USS Portand, USS Trenton, and USS Mount Vernon.

The media attention and history has done a disservice to those who were there before the "calvary" showed up. Men died before the hype started.

I was a volunteer for the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC and saw the look on those who had been forgotten. We want to share the glory. If it weren't for us who were there already, a lot more lives would have been inconvienced.

Your efforts will be greatly appreciated. God's Speed!

 

Date: Fri, 10 Nov 1995 21:47:05 EST
From: (CAPT SCOTT E STOLTZ)
Subject: B-52 ops

Hi! I was assigned to the 340th BMS at Eaker AFB AR. We deployed to the 806th BMWP in Fairford UK. Members of the 340th were at all four of the B-52 bases used during DS. If you need more info on B-52 ops mail me and I would be glad to let you know more. The Buff has a carpet bombing history but 3 of my six missions were against small hard targets up north. Capt Scott Stoltz 72d BS Minot ND

 

Date: Fri, 03 Nov 95 23:52:22 0800BR> From: John Walker
Organization: International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor

I was a member of the 34th Signal battalion, 93rd Signal Brigade headquartered in stuttgart, Germany. We deployed to Saudi Arabia December 90- May 91 with the VII Corps. We provided communications support to the VII Corps. Our units were scattered all over the area of operations, including southern Iraq where the 34th finally stopped.

All to often units that provide the means by which all orders are executed are overlooked.

Thank you

"Voice of the Jayhawk"
93rd Signal Brigade

Date: Thu, 31 Aug 95 17:0048 -0700BR> From: rchu
Subject: Persian Gulf War, possible missing items????

First of all, I would like to thank you for the great web page concerning the Persian Gulf War. It is very detailed, and very helpful. I was over there, stationed on the USNS Comfort from Sep 90 - Mar 91. I forget the exact day we left for the Gulf, but I was on it that day.

The items I couldn't find were some people that were killed. This is the situation:

One of the ships had a boiler explosion, and 10 people were killed. This was on October 30th, 1990. Four of them made it to our ship alive, barely. We worked on them for 12 hours, but to no avail.

I will never forget the experience, but I have forgotten the names of the people, something I told myself I wouldn't do. The one in particular that is really bothering me is a Fireman Apprentice. He was 19 years old, and I couldn't believe someone younger than me died. It was my first experience in a death of someone younger.

Anyway, if you find out about them, who they were, their names, I would greatly appreciate it. I looked on your pages of people killed there, but could not find their names, or any mention of people killed in the boiler explosion.

Thanks again for all of your work on this page. Good Job!

Sherb Lang
HM3/USN

 

Date: Sat, 28 Oct 1995 19:12:51 -0400BR> From:
Dear Sir,

Hello My name is Wil and I'm doing a paper on the battle of Rumaila Oil Field. I was wondering if you could give me any information that may be able to help me write it properly and as accurately as possible. Any information that you could assist me with would be very appreciated, expecially on the 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment.

Thank You For Your Time,

Wil

 

Date: Thu, 26 Oct 95 19:01:36 -0700BR> From:
Organization: Eastman Kodak
Subject: Navy Units

Andrew,
You can add the VP squadrons from the Navy that were deployed from Sept to the end of the war at Jeddah. Those the were involved were VP-23, VP-11 as best as I can recall. Please don't forget us! ;-)

Thanks,

 

Date: Wed, 25 Oct 95 12:16:49 -0700BR> From: Ron Staples
To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Your page

Hello!

I just wanted to drop you a not to say thanks, you did a real good job on your web page, a lot of information.

I was stationed in Germany at the tiome of the war, 3rd Armor Div Budengen Kasern

Allthough my unit did not go over as a unit ( 3 5 ADA Chaperal/ Vulcan) we did send a lot of people, mostly volenters. I was kept behind due to current orders for Ft. Lewis WA. mostly to support the famlies of the soldiers. Also the reson why my unit was not sent over as an unit (and my BN Commander tried very hard to due so) was, four months prior to the war we were order deactivate our unit, due to the congress budget cuts.

Well, thats about it. I just wanted to say thanks, and I hope to see your book get published.

-Ron
SPC Staples 250th support BN FWD New Jersey National Guard

 

Date: Tue, 24 Oct 95 12:17:18 -0700BR> Sender: jwarburt@uglx.UVic.CA
From: "J.W. Warburton"
Subject: Equipment Used in Gulf War

Andrew Leyden, I was in the Gulf with the 2nd Bat, 142 F.A. The equipment we had was an eight inch self propelled howitzer (nomanclature M110). I am afraid I can't give you much information on the gun as I am a commo person who was recalled to bring a N.G. unit up to strength. The 142 was a VII crop asset, the 2nd bat was assigned to the British 1st Armoured.

Hope you find this information helpful.

James Warburton

 

Date: Sat, 21 Oct 95 21:13:20 -0700BR> From: Kevin Nichols
Subject: Additional unit deployed to SA
Dear Andrew,

Would you please add the 395th Medical detatchment to your list of NY deployed units. We were an Army Reserve KD team, a 7 person orthopedic surgery unit. We were attached to the 251st Evac Hosp, a National Guard Unit from SC that I see is not on your list. We were stationed at KKMC from 12/16/90 to 3/17/91.

Best Wishes,

 

Date: Sun, 22 Oct 95 03:44:38 -0700/P>

From: Rob Kauder
Subject: Marine Amphib Forces in Gulf
I was browsing through your unit sum,maries on the Marines, and they were very comprehensivive. I did notice one oversight. At any given time, the Marines have a Battalion Landing Team at sea from both Pendleton and Lejeune. The Pendleton BLT, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, (BLT 1/4) put to sea June, 1990 and was in Hong Kong in mid-August when they were given the alert to go to the Gulf. They followed in trace of the Independence Carrier Battle Group and were south of the Straits of Hormuz by Sept. 7. While the media focused on the arrival of the XVIII Airborne Corps, this unit was the first, self-contained combat unit operational in the Persian Gulf region in early September.BLT 1/4 stayed in theater throughout the course of the engagement, with the exception of a month refit in Subic Bay. The Amphibious Ready Group, which was comprised of the USS Okinawa, USS Ft. McHenry, USS Cayuga and USS Ogden, was involved in the asmphibious feint off the Kuwaiti coast in January, and the USS Okinawa itself travelled up as far as Kuwaiti City, standing off the island of Failaka.

Following the conclusion of the war, Delta Company 11/4 went ashore and accpeted the surrender of over 1,200Iraqi Marines on Failaka Island.

Just a little something to add to your book, if you're interested....

Rob Kauder, Former Sgt., USMC

 

From: Greg Adams
To: andrew.p.leyden.3@nd.edu
Date: Sat, 21 Oct 95 08:22:08 PDT
Subject: Re: Enjoyed your home page on the Gulf War

I look forward to seeing your tanker info. I noticed you went on one refueling mission while traveling for the congressman. I really loved flying as a tanker navigator because I got to see a lot of aircraft in refueling formation, and I got to go to a lot of really neat places. I am not flying anymore. I am in the ANG now as a comm officer in an air evacuation squadron.

To get some good info for your home page, I recommend getting in touch with the Wing Historian of the 19th Air Refueling Wing at Robins AFB, GA. I can't get on the net this morning at work to browse for the phone number, but if you search on "Robins AFB" you will find the home page for the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, and they have a phone directory on line. The commercial number would be 912-926-xxxx ( and the extension you will find on line). I noticed that the 19th was listed there. They should not mind sharing info with you, or recommending a more official channel to get the overall story on air refueling in the Gulf War.

Thanks for responding so quickly.
Greg Adams

 

Date: Mon, 16 Oct 95 08:37:41 -0700BR> From: Michael Pedrotty
Organization: U.S. Army C.E.R.L.
Subject: Another source for your Desert Storm home page

Greetings Abdrew,

I don't know if you still want more sources, or have the time spend pouring through them, but a very useful one would be the multi-volume Air Power survey conducted on behalf of the Air Force. It should be available in a non-classified version at any Federal Repository library(most state universities,for example),in the DOC section.


The full refernce is:

Gulf War Air Power Survey
Five Volumes plus Summary Report
directed by Eliot A. Cohen
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1993.

Hope this helps,

Mike

 

From: Chris Gallucci
Subject: Operation Desert Storm debriefing book
Date: Sat, 14 Oct 1995 23:08:02 -0500/P>

My name is Chris Gallucci. I'm a 10-year veteran of the US Army and fought in the Persion Gulf war. I was with the 54th Engineer Battalion (Combat)(Mechanized), 1st Armored Division. I can provide information for your database. I lost 5 friends over there and can provide information to update your database for those lost...

SGT Dodge Powell
SGT Bill Strehlow
PFC Aaron Howard
SSG Steve Hansen (not in your database)
SGT Doug Fielder
My email address is gallucci@airmail.net

Good job on the info gathering.

ChrisG

 

Date: Fri, 13 Oct 95 17:38:49 EDT
From: Bradley D Graves
Subject: Good job

I just browsed through your page's'. Looks like you had a lot of time on your hands while unemployed.

I am Desert Shield/Storm vet (if you even care). Glad to the the C-130's in t here. I was with 3MAPS and the 41st Tactical Airlift Squadron in Thumrait, Oma n until about 15 DEC. Then we moved to King Fahd (in Saudi).

Good job, with the pages. LOTS of work involved. I can envision a complete hi storical WEB site on Desert Shield/Storm, but that is too big for anyone.

What the hell, "You done good, kid."

 


Date: Tue, 10 Oct 95 20:08:24 -0700BR> Subject: Operation Desert Dustbuster

I had the opertunity to be on the cleanup crew, I was at KKMC from July 91 to Mar 92, The prince responded to the Q. how clean do you want the ammo dump area (48 sq miles)

A. Pleasing to the eye of a camel.....

We looked for a blind camel, to no avail.

You should add a shared memories section like the Love Boat, Hotel California (at Daharan Airbase) ect.

Erik Brun

Keep it up

 

Date: Tue, 10 Oct 95 20:01:06 -0700BR> To: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: AZ Guard units

The following are AZ Army National Guard Units activated for DS/DS
2220th TC Company (Light/Medium)
2221st QM Company (Bulk POL)
222nd TC Company (Med Trk POL)
2222nd TC Company (Med Trk POL)
363 EOD Det
416th Air Traffic Control PLT
855 MP Company
259th Eng Company (Asphalt Laydown)
1404th TC Company (Light/Medium)
356th Signal Company (Tropo Hvy)
That was a lot of work from memory,

I like your work
Erik Brun, CPT AZ ARNG

erikwak@aol.com
356th mobed and the equipment shipped but the unit was stood down at the MobStation (Ft Huachuca)

Date: Sun, 08 Oct 1995 22:13:05 EDT
From: WBMX85A@prodigy.com (MR BRIAN D GREGORY)
Subject: Reserve Units Activated

The 50th General Hospital (Army Reserve) from Ft. Lawton, WA, was activated in November of 1990 for active duty in Riyahd. Thought you might like to add that to your list.

Date: Tue, 13 Jun 95 14:38:30 -0700From: Ernest Beran Organization: Naval Postgraduate School Mime-Version: 1.0

to: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject: Desert Storm Book et al

Andrew,

I enjoyed reading your home page, which is how I found my way to the Desert Storm book you announced on our c4i-pro mailing list. Amazing what we can do with technology these days! Just for your info, I wasn't able to get at the book using the URL listed, but managed to find my way by dropping the "content.html" and getting your home page. Even being a long-time military member, I shook my head over the outcry one of our subscribers posted concerning giving away the farm by "revealing" our staging bases etc for Desert Storm. As one of our other subscribers (Maj Blanchard??) correctly responded, anyone who watched any news at the time had opportunity to learn first hand over the airwaves or through cable as much as could be humanly digested of the chain of events. I personally still have hours of video I taped from CNN and the local news. I found your Desert Storm work quite interesting. I happened to have been stationed at Norton AFB, CA during the Gulf War and will say that we had a *lot* of involvement (AND airtime). Our C-141 crews were flying their tails off deploying forces to the gulf through the "staging areas" Winn asked about. I'll make a post to the c4i-pro list with additional detail. So, what does a former Congressional Staffer look forward to doing when no longer working for the Hill? Thanks for the contribution. Ernie Beran, Lt Col, USAF >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> eberan@nps.navy.mil Joint C4I Systems Curriculum Naval Postgraduate School, Code 39 Monterey, CA 93943 (408) 656-2772
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>


From: "William T. Watkins"
Organization: Emory University

to: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu (Andrew Leyden)
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 1995 18:02:44 EST5EDT Subject:

to: "William T. Watkins" X-Pmrqc: 1 Priority: normal Andrew, Thanks for your reply. I would think you could contact the National Guard Bureau, Washington, DC and HQ Air Force Reserve Warner Robins AFB, Georgia for a complete listing of all units who were called to active duty during Desert Shield and Storm. There were two unit from the 94 Airlift Wing (called the 94 TAW at that time) at Dobbins AFB, Georgia called to active duty for Desert Storm. The 64th Aeromedical Evacuation SQ and the 94 Medical SQ. The 64th AES was sent to Europe and the 94 Medical SQ was stationed here in the U.S. I know from Alabama the 35th Aeromedical Evacuation SQ, Maxwell AFB, AL was placed on active duty and sent to Europe for Desert Storm also. There were many, many Medical Units called to active duty during this period. If I can help you get a list please let me know. I would like the record to show, even thought they might not have gone to the desert, who was called to active duty. Best of Luck on studing law at Notre Dame. Sorry you did not pick "Emory" > Date: Tue, 6 Jun 1995 10:25:30 -0500>


From: Fuji227@aol.com

to: andrew.p.leyden.3@nd.edu
Subject:
Re: Desert Storm

24th Military Intelligence Battalion, US Army Reserves from Staten Island, NY was activated for Operation Desert Storm. Thanks Fuji227@aol.com Date: Mon, 05 Jun 1995 14:02:56 -0700From: John Bestul Subject: unit correction

to: Andrew.P.Leyden.3@nd.edu Organization: vaxa.cis.uwosh.edu MIME-version: 1.0 Under the Wisconsin listing the 432nd Civil Affairs Group should be the 432nd Civil Affairs Company. They were a civil affairs unit not PSYOP.

  


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