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Subject: LESSONS LEARNED ON OPERATION DESERT SHIELD 25 NOV  90           

Box ID: BX001411

Unit: 24TH ID     

Parent  Organization: XVIII CORPS 

Folder Title: NTC LESSONS LEARNED INFO PAPER FOR CG   2 DEC 90                                                

Folder Seq #:         14

Document Number:          3

Document Date: 

Scan Date: 20-MAY-1996









               LESSONS LEARNED ON OPERATION DESERT     SkiELD          25 NOV      90


                    LESSONS LEARNED CARRIED IN THIS     DOCUMENT  WILL BE IN       THE
               FORM OF A NARRATIVE, INTERSPERSED wi-r.4 BULLEI'IZED
               INFORMATION. I PLAN TO BRING THIS UP TO DATE BY ENCAPSUL:ING
               TIME BY THE MONTH (OR CLOSE TO IT AS MAKES SENSE). FOLLOWINS
               THAT, I WILL UPDATE EACH WEEK 141TH LESSONS LEARNED. THESE'
               ITEMS ARE NOT ALL COMING FROM MEMORY., RATHER FROL THE SERIES
               'OF NOTEBOOKS AND MESSAGE FILES -1 HA@E MAINTAINED. FILE NAMES
                                                        WILL NOW SET THE STAGE.
               WILL BE NUMBERED UNDER "HISTORY".
                    SGT PRITCHARD AND MYSELF'FLEA HERE WITH THE ADVANCED
               PARTY FOR THE DIVISION. WE TRAVELED      ON'A CI'4i-'WITH MY
               VEHICLE          OUR MANUALS, OUR SUPPLIES    AND OUR PERSONIV
               SEAR. OUR VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH BOTH AM AND FM RAD'IOS.
               ARRIVAL DATE: 22 AUGUST. WE 'TRAVELED LIGHT: THE CG'S
               GUIDANCE WAS TO DO SO. WE HAD NO COTS, ONLY-ENOUGH SUPPLIES
               TO LAST 1-2 WEEKS, ONLY ONE BAG OF PERSONAL GEAR, AND THE
               REST OF THE VEHICLE FILLED WITH FOOD'AND WATER.
                    OUR FIRST FEW DAYS WERE SPENT WORKING OUT OF DRAGON @AIN
               -I.%, AROOM GIVEN TO THE DIVISION FWD. I"ITTLff ACTUAL BATTLE
               'STAFF PECULIAR WORK WAS DONE, MOSTLY. WE FILLEL) IN AS S@IIF-R
               WORK FOR THE WOEFULLY OVERWORKE6 6-:S OPS SECTION. WE'LEAR.%ED
               WHAT IT MEANT TO TRY AND WORK ALL. NIGHF AND SLEEP DURING THE
               DAY WHEN THE TEMPERATURE WAS RANGING FROM 115'DOWN TO 90.
               DRINKING PLENTY OF WATER BECAME THE NORM. LIVING AS "DOGS"
               WE REALIZED WHAT OUR TIME HERE WOULI) BE LIKE..
                    ON THE NIGHT OF THE 241'H OF AUGUST WE MOVED TO THE
I' WHICH WAS TO BE GCJR HOME FOR THE NEXT
               FEW WI--EI

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Document 16 f:/Week-20/BX001411/NTC LESSONS LEARNED INFO PAPER FOR CG 2 DEC 90/lessons learned on operation desert shield 25 no:06079615562531
Control Fields 17
File Room = may96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-20
Box ID = BX001411
Unit = 24TH ID
Parent Organization = XVIII CORPS
Folder Title = NTC LESSONS LEARNED INFO PAPER FOR CG 2 DEC 90
Folder Seq # = 14
Subject = LESSONS LEARNED ON OPERATION DESERT SHIELD 25 NOV 90
Document Seq # = 3
Document Date = 01-JAN-1980
Scan Date = 20-MAY-1996
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 07-JUN-1996