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Deployments in the Persian Gulf

A soldier from the 10th Mountain Division provides security at Camp Doha in early 2002.  
Camp Doha

Location: Ad-Dawhah, west of Kuwait City.

Personnel: Estimated 9,000 U.S. military.

Units: This base is the regional headquarters for the U.S. 3rd Army and the Army component of U.S. Central Command and the Coalition/Joint Task Force-Kuwait. In addition, the 201st Military Intelligence Battalion, 54th Signal Battalion and 831st Transportation Battalion are based here, according to the military research group

Weapons: Force includes 100 M1A1 Abrams tanks, 30 Bradley fighting vehicles, 80 armored personnel carriers, 12 Paladin 155mm howitzers, nine multiple launch rocket systems, 48 armored command vehicles, 30 bulldozers and bridge layers, and 150 trucks and Humvees.

Role: The camp was established after the liberation of Kuwait in 1991. In late 2002 and early 2003, tanks, heavy artillery, bombers and AC-130 gunships were moved here from other regional bases, including those in Saudi Arabia.

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