Combat service support in Desert Shield and Desert Storm
History and Museums Division Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, 1999 - History - 246 pages
United States Marines in the Persian Gulf, 1990-1991. Tells the story of the Marines and sailors of the 1st Force Service Support Group, the 2d Force Service Support Group, Marine Wing Support Group 37, and the 3d Naval Construction Regiment whose combined efforts gave the I Marine Expeditionary Force the ability to eject Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm.
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