February 10th, 2001 I arrived at Ali Al Salem Base in Kuwait with my National Guard Unit, C Company 1-168 Infantry out of Denison, Iowa. We are over here on a 120-day deployment to help support eh Army's peacekeeping mission Operation Desert Spring. I am the A team leader, 4th squad of 2nd Platoon. Our platoon's mission is to provide security for the Patriot Missile Site here on Ali Al Salem.
"Greetings from an Old Friend...,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 88
, Article 12.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/amesforester/vol88/iss1/12