XVIII AIRBORNE CORPS HISTORY OFFICE PHOTOGRAPHS

Gallery #6

Gulf War Base Operations


Main war room of the CTOC. Main war room of the CTOC, XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post Corps Tactical Operations Center (CTOC) under Iraqi SS-1B SCUD missile attack, "Dragon City," near Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia -- By this attack personnel were in Mission Oriented Protective Posture Level 4 (MOPP-4) modified because of being inside an enclosed building; this required only that individuals wore their M-17A1 protective masks and that they kept the remainder of their protective suits close at hand in the event that detectors indicated contamination inside the building. 20 January 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-128-13.
SSG Brian A. Craig (in MOPP-4) being checked for contamination at the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) military police desk before being allowed to enter the building. SSG Brian A. Craig (in MOPP-4) being checked for contamination at the Tactical Operations Center (TOC) military police desk before being allowed to enter the building. XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post ("Dragon City") reacting to first SS-1B SCUD attack of war. 20 January 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-130-07.
Aerial views of deception complex simulating corps, divisional and brigade headquarters; overview. Aerial views of deception complex simulating corps, divisional and brigade headquarters; overview. XVIII Airborne Corps deception effort to cover redeployment of corps to west in Phase II of Operation DESERT STORM, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, north of Trans-Arabian Pipeline ("Tapline") Road and east of King Khalid Military City. 22 January 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-131-04.
Aerial views of deception complex simulating corps, divisional and brigade headquarters; overview. Aerial views of deception complex simulating corps, divisional and brigade headquarters; overview. XVIII Airborne Corps deception effort to cover redeployment of corps to west in Phase II of Operation DESERT STORM, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, north of Trans-Arabian Pipeline ("Tapline") Road and east of King Khalid Military City. 22 January 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-131-05.
Aerial views of deception complex simulating corps, divisional and brigade headquarters; overview. Aerial views of deception complex simulating corps, divisional and brigade headquarters; overview. XVIII Airborne Corps deception effort to cover redeployment of corps to west in Phase II of Operation DESERT STORM, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia, north of Trans-Arabian Pipeline ("Tapline") Road and east of King Khalid Military City. 22 January 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-131-10.
Assembly Area ELM (18th Aviation Brigade); UH-1Hs of 1st Battalion, 159th Aviation. Assembly Area ELM (18th Aviation Brigade); UH-1Hs of 1st Battalion, 159th Aviation, Southeast of Rafha, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, along Trans-Arabian Pipeline ("Tapline") Road that served as Main Supply Route (MSR) DODGE, photographs taken from UH-1H Iroquois belonging to the 1st Battalion, 159th Aviation (18th Aviation Brigade), 4 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-142-13.
507th Support Battalion compound. 507th Support Battalion compound, Southeast of Rafha, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, along Trans-Arabian Pipeline ("Tapline") Road that served as Main Supply Route (MSR) DODGE, photographs taken from UH-1H Iroquois belonging to the 1st Battalion, 159th Aviation (18th Aviation Brigade), 4 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-142-20.
118th Military Police Company detail filling sandbags. 118th Military Police Company detail filling sandbags, XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post, Rafha Airport, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, 5 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SPC Randall R. Anderson, DS-F-151-04.
118th Military Police Company detail filling sandbags. 118th Military Police Company detail filling sandbags, XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post, Rafha Airport, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, 5 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SPC Randall R. Anderson, DS-F-151-09.
General Purpose, Medium, tents used as enlisted quarters. General Purpose, Medium, tents used as enlisted quarters, XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post, Rafha Airport, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, 5 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SPC Randall R. Anderson, DS-F-151-17.
Mess hall and enlisted quarters. Mess hall and enlisted quarters, XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post, Rafha Airport, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, 5 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SPC Randall R. Anderson, DS-F-151-33.
View of enlisted personnel General Purpose, Medium, sleeping tents. View of enlisted personnel General Purpose, Medium, sleeping tents, XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post, Rafha Airport, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, 5 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by PFC John F. Freund, DS-F-155-01.
Mobile Military Police patrol at southeast corner. Mobile Military Police patrol at southeast corner, XVIII Airborne Corps Main Command Post, Rafha Airport, Northern Province, Saudi Arabia, 5 February 1991, XVIII Airborne Corps History Office photograph by SPC Randall R. Anderson, DS-F-152-03.

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