Adams, Donald, SFC

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Current Service Status
ARNG Active
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
68W-Health Care Specialist
Current/Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2006-2007, 68W, HHC, 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry Regiment
Previously Held MOS
19E-M48-M60 Armor Crewman
19K10-M1 Armor Crewman
Service Years
1981 - Present
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate
Order of the Spur

Sergeant First Class


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Seven Overseas Service Bars


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Army Recruiter (Gold) - 3 Sapphires


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Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
From Month/Year
January / 1991
To Month/Year
February / 1991

Description
Just after midnight on January 17, 1991 in the U.S., Bush gave the order for U.S. troops to lead an international coalition in an attack on Saddam Hussein’s army. U.S. General Norman Schwarzkopf led “Operation Desert Storm,” which began with a massive bombing of Hussein’s armies in Iraq and Kuwait. The ensuing campaign, which is remembered in part for the United States’ use of superior military technology, introduced the term “smart bombs” to the global vernacular—precision-bombing devices aimed primarily at destroying infrastructure and minimizing civilian casualties. In response, Hussein launched SCUD missiles into Saudi Arabia and Israel. Iraq’s use of SCUDs, notoriously inaccurate weapons designed to terrorize civilian targets, nearly succeeded in inciting the Israelis to retaliate. Hussein hoped an Israeli military response would draw neighboring Arab nations into the fight on Iraq’s side, but he again committed a grave miscalculation. Bush reassured Israelis that the U.S. would protect them from Hussein’s terrifying SCUD attacks and Israel resisted the urge to retaliate. Soon after, U.S. –installed Patriot missiles destroyed SCUD missiles in flight and further foiled Hussein’s plan to goad Israel into a holy war.

Following an intense bombing of Baghdad, U.S.-led coalition ground forces marched into Kuwait and across the Iraq border. Regular Iraqi troops surrendered in droves, leaving only Hussein’s hard-line Republican Guard to defend the capital, which they were unsuccessful in doing. After pushing Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait, Schwarzkopf called a ceasefire on February 28; he accepted the surrender of Iraqi generals on March 3.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
January / 1991
To Month/Year
February / 1991
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

214th Military Police Company, 231st Military Police Battalion

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

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