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Operation Desert Storm

Veterans Memorial Center

 
 
Operation Desert Storm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
1. Operation Desert Storm Marker
Inscription.  
Timeline

1990
Aug. 2: Iraq Invades Kuwait
Aug. 7: F-15’s Depart to Persian Gulf
Aug. 7: USS Independence to Persian Gulf
Nov. 8: 200,000 Troops Depart U.S.
Nov. 29: U.N. Authorizes Force

1991
Jan. 12: U.S. Congress Approves Offensive
Jan. 15: U.N. Deadline
Jan. 17: “D” Day
Jan. 29: Battle of Khafji
Feb. 24: Ground Battle Starts
Feb. 24-28: 100 Hour War
Feb. 28: Ceasefire

Desert Shield ★ Desert Storm

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm. A significant historical date for this entry is August 2, 1990.
 
Location. 28° 21.082′ N, 80° 40.971′ W. Marker is in Merritt Island, Florida, in Brevard County. Memorial can be reached from South Sykes Creek Parkway just south of Fortenberry Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located within the Veterans Memorial Plaza part of the Veterans Memorial Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 304 S Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. September, 11th, 2001 (here, next to this marker);
Operation Desert Storm Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
2. Operation Desert Storm Marker
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a different marker also named September, 11th, 2001 (here, next to this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans (here, next to this marker); Medal of Honor (here, next to this marker); POW★MIA (a few steps from this marker); American Revolutionary War (a few steps from this marker); Operation Enduring Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Korean Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merritt Island.
 
Also see . . .  Gulf War. (Submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 83 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 17, 2022