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"Task Force Troy"

Reader comment on item: The Gulf War. Vol. 4 of The Lessons of Modern War

Submitted by George E. Kernaghan, EO-3 NMCB-24 1990-91 (United States), Dec 6, 2003 at 16:10

I am George Kernaghan, and served as an EO-3 ( equipment operator 3rd class ) with Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 24 Seabees during DS/DS in 90-91. As a driver of a 20 ton semi tractor/trailor to deliver supplies to the forward areas near the Kuwait border, our convoy encountered aggressive unknown arab forces and was ambushed near Abrac Al Kibrit. I am actively searching for anyone who has knowledge of, or was on a "convoy" , that came under enemy fire between Christmas and New Years of 90-91. Contact information for me can be found on my website at: www.DesertVeteranSearch.com ; or by contacting me directly by phone at: 816-358-7765 CST.
Chapter 8, pgs. 563 and 564, also pgs. 585 and 586 deal with our "CONVOYS" and our Seabee units in the area near Al Kibrit. I am seeking anyone who was there in this area to PLEASE get in touch with me ASAP! Your help is urgently needed to verify that theese convoys were on the MSR ( main supply road ) north of the Tapline Road.
I am also seeking my co-driver of truck # US NAVY 96-32943 named DAVIES or DAVIS, who was an EO-2 from a different Seabee unit. We started from Al Jubail enroute to Al Meshalb, Al Kibrit and Al Khanjar shortly before midnight and were stoped shortly before reaching Al Kibrit along the MSR by a sniper.
A special THANK YOU to the authors of this book for mentioning the " Task Force Troy" , I am pleased to say the Seabees, "Can Do" !!!

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