THE Expo IS BEING HELD AT THE BASTOGNE Army Barracks, ARDENNES, Belgium.
The display covers U.S. Army units deployed during the following three major operations in the Southwest Asia Theater of Operations and the Home front Support to the Troops:
Operation DESERT SHIELD, from 6th August 1990 – 15th January 1991
Operation DESERT STORM, from 16th January 1991 to 28th February 1991
Operation PROVIDE COMFORT I, from 6th April 1991 to 24th July 1991 AMERICA SUPPORTS THE TROOPS (throughout the deployment).
Main attention goes to the “soldier” side of the deployment; i.e. no heavy vehicles or crew served weapon systems will be displayed.
The displays cover items pertaining to the four represented phases of the Persian Gulf War. The following list provides an impression of what will be dispayed.
Video/TV installation with CNN footage
Personal gear & uniforms (Desert Specific equipment etc.)
Personal Items (Compass, Dog Tags etc.)
Memorabilia / Home front novelty items
CONUS (BDU) (Pre-deployement)
NBC outfit (MOPP gear)
And many more...
Order of Battle
SSI & DUI (patches and crests) of all engaged U.S. Army units
Complete DUI overview
VII CORPS Order of Battle insignia
XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS Order of Battle insignia