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Truck plows into U.S. soldiers outside store at Kuwaiti desert base, 15 injured

...A man in civilian clothes drove a pickup truck into a group of U.S. soldiers standing outside a store at the Kuwaiti desert base of Camp Udairi on Sunday, wounding 15 of them, a U.S. military official said. It wasn't immediately clear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/31/ira_474781.shtml
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Ready and waiting

KUWAITI DESERT - War sounds like a jackhammer. War tastes like Tabasco sauce. War...that war ended in March 1991, the Army has rotated troops through the Kuwaiti desert. The 3rd Division has shared the mission with other armored units...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/05/met_362494.shtml
Metro
British forces to be ready for war in days

IN THE KUWAITI DESERT -- British forces will be ready to go to war in Iraq within days...Gulf, Jackson said during a visit to British troops massing in the Kuwaiti desert. "I would have thought four or five days would pretty much complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/08/ira_368296.shtml
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Army's 3rd Infantry Division practices taking whole cities

IN THE KUWAITI DESERT -- Bradley Fighting Vehicles rumble across the desert, disgorging...successful march into Baghdad. At a mock village erected in the Kuwaiti desert, U.S. forces are fast at work preparing for every fathomable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/05/ira_374631.shtml
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Thousands of Marines arrive in Kuwait, nearly completing Marine force here

IN THE KUWAITI DESERT -- Roughly 6,000 U.S. Marines who had been sailing for 36 straight...ships that carried them from Camp Pendleton in California to the Kuwaiti desert where they will set up camp. The remainder will be ferried to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/25/ira_376726.shtml
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Different worlds live at Kuwait base

...their trucks and their lives. The soldiers and the Marines have made strange bedfellows at the camp in the northern Kuwaiti desert during the past week and a half. While their interaction has been cordial, the difference in the mind-sets of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/20/met_473879.shtml
Metro
Start of war held fears of weapons

...Baghdad, with air assaults, then sending troops into southern Iraq. At Camp Coyote, a Marine staging area in the Kuwaiti desert, the soldiers of the 319th Transportation Company, an Army Reserve unit based in Augusta, spent two days and two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/met_409370.shtml
Metro
Military spouses prepare for war, consequences

...watched Mr. Bush on television from her home in south Augusta, her husband, Capt. Mohandas Martin, was in the Kuwaiti desert, commanding the Army Reserve's 319th Transportation Company, waiting for war to start. Her children, Olivia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/18/met_369214.shtml
Metro
Grass-roots stirring

...Augusta-based 319th Transportation Co., which was originally supposed to return in May, is still stuck in the Kuwaiti desert - and could be for months more to come. The hardship is just as difficult on the home front. All military families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/17/edi_381383.shtml
Editorials
Faith provided light in dark times

...Marine camp set up about 35 miles from the Iraq border, and began pre-positioning fuel at bladder farms in the Kuwaiti desert. The United States launched the war March 20. During the first day and night of combat, the Iraqis fired missiles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/06/ira_385206.shtml
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