Desert Storm 21 Years Later: The world was in a war frenzy. News stations continually carried the stories of the preparation for war. National Guard units were being mobilized. The 527th Combat Engineers was being readied for mobilization. Work continued in Saudi Arabia. The 82nd Airborne Championship Softball Team called Dhahran and challenged the Dhahran Clippers to a game. The Division’s band performed from the stands and one of the largest crowds to witnesses a softball game in Dhahran showed up. Average age: 82nd Airborne early 20s. Dhahran Clippers 39. Clippers won by 6 after moving the outfield to play in the infield and the infield moved to the outfield for an inning in te middle of the game. The 82nd Players were treated to a steak supper at the home of Loren Schoenholtz, Clipper’s pitcher and co-founder. As a note: The 82nd “B” team defeated the Dhahran “B” league representative.
DESERT STORM 21 YEARS LATER – NOV. 1STPosted: October 30, 2011 in DESERT BURNING, Desert Storm, OIL AND GAS, SAUDI ARABIA, thomas t fields jr., Uncategorized, WORLD EVENTS
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