United States Coast Guard in Operation Desert Storm. A heavily sandbagged bunker is seen on sand, in front of several maritime shipping containers.A view inside, reveals an armed U.S. Coast Guard Port Securityman on duty. A rugged signpost outside points to Phoenix,AZ, 11,915 miles; Ft. Eustice, VA,11,759 miles; Playboy Mansion,11,530 miles; Los Angeles,11,519 miles; and Baghdad, 18 minutes Scud missile time. Scene shifts to American actress, Brooke Shields, in camouflage fatigue uniform, surrounded by similarly dressed U.S. Coastguard securitymen of a Port Security Unit in Bahrain. Brooke Shields wears a blue cap bearing a triangular unit insignia, or logo. She is later seen signing autographs for the Coast Guard personnel and handing out packages labelled "GI Christmas Gift Pac. Merry Christmas from the folks back home. Thank you for your sacrifices to protect our American way of life."
Activities of bathers near and around a beach area in Bahrain. The view across the water towards beach area in the background at Bahrain. Several bathers on beach. Bathers on a beach, some in water. The bathers are seated around a table. In the background, surf rolls in. A young child digs in sand and plays with his bucket. A young girl drinks from a cup. A woman and a child seated in lawn chairs on the beach. Sheik Faisal Bin Khalid Al Qasmi on his private beach in Bahrain. An American talks with the Sheik. The Sheik in his Arab robes sitting on a chair. An American woman with her young daughter. The Sheik smokes a cigarette. Americans seated around an outdoor table. The Sheik in the background. An American woman with her young child. Arab and American children sit to the right. A man and a child on the beach.
Arab and American dependents in a desert area in Bahrain. A building showing Arabic designs. A roadway leading to a distant desert area. Countryside around Bahrain shows dry terrain. A small structure. Camels are next to a wall. Six camel riders move off. Terrain is flat and rocky. The camel riders approach a wall. A tower seen off to left. A large group of camel riders. Some of Arabs and some of U.S. dependents. Some of American dependents seated with an Arab. Arab adults and children lean against a race track fence. An American woman dependent on a horse. Some Americans near the horse. An Arab leads a brown horse off in the background. A brown horse and a white horse at a race track. The Arab tends to the horses and others in the background.
Highlights the role of United States Coast Guard in Operation Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia. Tanks and planes take off during early hours of 17th January 1991 to attack Iraq and Operation Desert Storm gets underway. Newspaper headline reads, "WAR! Forces Launch Attack on Iraq" President George H W Bush in his address explains the need and importance of military action against Iraq. United States Coast Guards on board a patrol boat underway at sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. Men send messages on wireless. A man at a gun on board a boat. BM2 Joe Gosh and PS1 Jim Cudney state the preparedness for the war.
Street scenes in Manama, Bahrain. Streets of downtown Manama. Shops on a street and automobiles parked in the foreground. Pedestrians walk along a street past the shops. A man pushes a stroller along a street. A sign outside one of the shops in Arabic and in English "New Store". Signs outside the shops. A woman leads two children down a street. A woman looks over bolts of material. The material in a store. A sign in Arabic on a shop. A shopkeeper displays some of his cloth.
Minarets and stone structures in Bahrain. A minaret against the sky. A large open area. A tree in the foreground swaying in the breeze. Clothes are hanging on lines in the far background. The top portion of a minaret. A stone structure with two minarets. A man, a woman and two children outside the walls of the structure. The man points up to a minaret. The face of the man's wife as she looks off to the left. The man and his wife look through an iron fence into a yard. Ruins showing blocks of granite. A fort in a desert with the minaret in the background. Buildings in the background. A colorful minaret seen against the sky.