Explore efforts to construct the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial in Washington, D.C. This new memorial on the National Mall will focus on the historical significance of so many nations of the world coming together for a common cause.
 
 
National Council on US-Arab Relations

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association

invite you to attend a public affairs briefing:


Commemorating International Partnership and Statesmanship: Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and The National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial in Washington, D.C.



Design of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial.



Date, Time, & Location:

Thursday, May 30, 2019
12:30 - 1:00 p.m. – Refreshments & Networking
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. – Remarks & Q&A


Rayburn House Office Building
Room 2043

45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515

All Attendees should have a Photo ID (Driver's License, Passport, etc) to gain entry to the building.



Design of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial.



Honoree:

U.S. Representative Phil Roe

U.S. Representative Phil Roe

Congressman Phil Roe represents the First Congressional District of Tennessee. He is currently serving his sixth term in Congress. Congressman Roe sponsored H.R. 503, the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial Act, which was signed into law in 2014 and authorized the construction of a lasting memorial to Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield, paid for entirely with private funds. He also sponsored the joint resolution that approved the site on the National Mall for the memorial, which was signed by President Donald Trump in March 2017.

The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations will present its Global Leadership Award to Congressman Roe in recognition of his legislative efforts on behalf of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial.



Featured Specialists — Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield:

General (Ret.) Chuck Horner

General (Ret.) Chuck Horner

General Horner had a distinguished 35-year career in the United States Air Force, retiring in 1994 as a Four-Star General. He commanded U.S. and allied air operations for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia from August 1990 until April 1991 as the Commander of the 9th Air Force and Commander of U.S. Central Command Air Forces. His final assignment was Commander in Chief of North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Space Command, and Commander of Air Force Space Command.



Ambassador (Ret.) Edward W. Gnehm Jr.

Ambassador (Ret.) Edward W. Gnehm Jr.

Ambassador Gnehm had a distinguished 36-year career in the United States Foreign Service. He was Special Envoy to the Kuwaiti Government in Taif, Saudi Arabia, during Iraq's 1990-1991 occupation of Kuwait and U.S. Ambassador to Kuwait from 1991 to 1994. Ambassador Gnehm is presently Vice Dean, Kuwait Professor of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs, and Director of the Middle East Policy Forum at the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.



Featured Specialist — The National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial:

Mr. Scott C. Stump

Mr. Scott C. Stump

Mr. Stump is President and CEO of The National Desert Storm War Memorial Association, where he has led efforts to build the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial for over eight years. He served for four and a half years as an Infantryman in The U.S. Marine Corps, where for six months he was in support of Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Mr. Stump lives in Waynesville, North Carolina with his wife, Robin, his son, Scotty, and his daughter, Emmy. He is a member of AMVETS, a 19-year member of The American Legion, and a life member of the VFW.



Context Provider and Chair:

Dr. John Duke Anthony

Dr. John Duke Anthony

Dr. Anthony is the Founding President and CEO of the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations. Based in Washington, D.C., the Council was established in 1983 as a non-profit and non-governmental organization. Its mission is educational. Dr. Anthony was a member of the 1990-1991 Free Kuwait Campaign and among the first American civilians to visit Kuwait in the days after Iraq's withdrawal in 1991. He is the only American to have been invited to attend each of the GCC Ministerial and Heads of State Summits since the GCC's establishment in 1981. Dr. Anthony recently accepted an invitation from Secretary James A. Baker, III to serve on the National Desert Storm War Memorial Advisory Board.






The National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial is a new national monument that has been approved by the U.S. Congress and President Donald Trump (March 2017) to be built by 2021 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.


About the Memorial: http://www.ndswm.org/

National Desert Storm War Memorial Association President & CEO Scott C. Stump comments on site: https://twitter.com/bilarakib/status/1130823946327273475


Desert Shield and Desert Storm Coalition:
Argentina | Australia| Bahrain | Belgium | Bulgaria | Canada | Czechoslovakia | Denmark | Egypt| France | Germany | Greece | Hungary | Italy | Japan | Kuwait | Netherlands | New Zealand | Norway | Oman | Pakistan | Philippines | Poland | Portugal| Qatar | Romania | Saudi Arabia | Singapore | South Korea | Spain | Syria | Turkey | United Arab Emirates | United Kingdom | United States of America







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