Accession Number : ADA259704


Title :   Legacy in the Sand: The United States Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm


Descriptive Note : Historical rept. 1990-1991


Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT MUNITIONS AND CHEMICAL COMMAND ROCK ISLAND IL


Personal Author(s) : Porter, Kimberly K ; LePore, Herbert P


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a259704.pdf


Report Date : 21 Dec 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 241


Abstract : This is a broad historical sweep of the role of the U.S. Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command in operation Desert Shield/Storm. This command was responsible for the distribution of all the conventional ammunition used by American forces during the Gulf War. It was also responsible for the management of materiel including Chemical Defensive Equipment for all American troops. The command had the responsibility of shipping materiel and ammunition into the theater of operation and deployment of personnel and repair parts and equipment.... AMCCOM, Operation Desert Shield/Storm (ODS) Southwest Asia (SWA) Deployment, Materiel, Ammunition, Logistics, Procurement, Shipping.


Descriptors :   *DEPLOYMENT , *LOGISTICS , *PERSIAN GULF WAR , MATERIEL , LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT , DISTRIBUTION , CHEMICALS , REPAIR , AMMUNITION , MILITARY PROCUREMENT , SOUTHWEST ASIA , SHIPPING


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE