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The aircraft carrier USS Saratoga, from which then-Lt. Cmdr. Ron Plucker flew missions in the Gulf War, sails in the Red Sea in the run-up to the war that started Jan. 17, 1991.

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Memories still vivid 10 years after Operation Desert Storm in Iraq

EDITOR'S NOTE: Jan. 17, 2011, marks the 20th anniversary of the beginning of what is now referred to as the 'First Gulf War,” Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein had invaded his neighbor, Kuwait, removed its legitimate government and brutally tortured


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