Gulf War Memorial http://wfpl.org en Senator Joe Donnelly Proposes Creation of Gulf War Memorial http://wfpl.org/post/senator-joe-donnelly-proposes-creation-gulf-war-memorial <p>Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, D-In., has introduced a bill to create a monument commemorating the armed service members in the first Gulf War conflict.</p><p>The legislation is being co-sponsored by Senator John Boozman, R-Az., and would authorize the government to establish the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield Memorial on federal lands within Washington, D.C.</p><p>It has been over 20 years since U.S. troops were sent into Iraq to defend the country of Kuwait, and many observers say is long overdue for a landmark.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 18:05:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 5489 at http://wfpl.org Senator Joe Donnelly Proposes Creation of Gulf War Memorial