Salute to Persian Gulf Desert Storm Troops

The Armed Forces Relief Trust sponsored this dinner to honor the men and women who served in Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulfread more

The Armed Forces Relief Trust sponsored this dinner to honor the men and women who served in Operation Desert Storm in the Persian Gulf war. The dinner was held to raise money for organizations which support military personnel and their families. President and Mrs. Bush are the honorary patrons of the salute, which is also in honor of Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell, Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole, House Speaker Thomas Foley and House Minority Leader Robert Michel. In addition to prominent political speakers, several celebrities read letters written by soldiers serving in the Gulf. The ceremonies also included a live color guard and band playing the military fight songs. The event was underwritten in part by Exxon, USX, and the government of Kuwait. close

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Program ID:
17589-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 16, 1991 | 9:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 1991 | 7:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Apr 16, 1991 | 9:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 1991 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 1991 | 5:49am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 1991 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 1991 | 7:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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