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20th Anniversary of the Gulf War

Washington, DC
Saturday, July 30, 2011

This past Memorial Day weekend, the National Infantry Museum in Columbus, Georgia hosted a 20th anniversary tribute to the men and women killed in the 1991 Gulf War.  Retired General Barry McCaffrey spoke, and a wreath was laid by other commanding officers from Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.  A specially designed flag was raised, and stones inscribed with the names of the dead were unveiled.

The National Infantry Museum is located adjacent to Fort Benning, Georgia; and this event occurred immediately after the graduation of a new company from Fort Benning’s Infantry School.

Updated: Monday, August 1, 2011 at 2:51pm (ET)

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