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Operation Desert Storm (1990-1991)
Operation Enduring Freedom (2001-2014)
Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2011)

Operation Desert Storm: the codename for the US-led UN operation to liberate Kuwait from Iraq (1991). The United States and its allies defeated Iraq in a ground war that lasted 100 hours.

Army Specialist James R. Miller, Jr.
born: 10/16/1970 in Decatur, IN; died 2/28/1991 in Iraq
son of James R and Florence Miller; married Susan D Shoaf
buried St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
The 2D Dragoon Memorial

Operation Enduring Freedom: the official name used by the U.S. government for the War in Afghanistan, together with a number of smaller military actions, under the umbrella of the Global "War on Terror", in response to the attacks of 9/11/01.

Specialist Nicholas A. Taylor, IN National Guard
born: 10/24/1991 in Adams County; died 7/16/2012 in Afghanistan
son of Tim and Stephania Montjoy Taylor
buried MRE Cemetery

Operation Iraqi Freedom: on March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush announced that Operation Iraqi Freedom had begun. Bush authorized the mission to rid Iraq of tyrannical dictator Saddam Hussein and eliminate Hussein's ability to develop weapons of mass destruction (WMD). ~www/

Army Staff Sergeant Phillip Chad Jenkins
born: 9/27/1983 in Decatur, IN; died 9/7/2010 in Iraq
son of David A & Rose M Hauter Jenkins; married Melissa L Hays on 7/21/2008
buried Decatur Cemetery

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