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  • Thomas L. James
    Thomas L. James (c. 1968) is a United States Army lieutenant general who serves as the deputy commander of the United States Space Command. He previously served as the acting commander of Combined Jo...
  • Yvette M. Davids
    Yvette Marie Davids (born 29 March 1967) is a United States Navy rear admiral. She was the first Hispanic American woman to command a navy ship.
  • Maj. Gen. T. K. Moffett (1949 - 2023)
  • Colonel Douglas Macgregor
    Douglas Abbott Macgregor (born January 4, 1947) is a retired U.S. Army colonel and government official, and an author, consultant, and television commentator. He led an early tank battle in the Gulf ...
  • Lieutenant General Mark Hertling
    Mark Phillip Hertling (born September 29, 1953) is a former United States Army officer. From March 2011 to November 2012, he served as the Commanding General of United States Army Europe and the Seve...

The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war - in the Persian Gulf region - waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.