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Scans may show brain changes in Gulf War illness

Robert Ward can't work full time and his constant fatigue makes running a distant memory. The Desert Storm veteran hopes a brain imaging study he took part in will start to shed light on why he and thousands of other Gulf War vets suffer such strange symptoms. Full story

Norman Schwarzkopf’s America

  President Obama called General Norman Schwarzkopf an “American original.” The blunt, tough commander of the U.S.-led coalition forces during Desert Storm was also a genuinely warm man who went on the air for NBC News to bring compelling stories from across the nation.

From the Archives: General Schwarzkopf Desert Storm briefing 

  January 30, 1991:  NBC’s Tom Brokaw on the briefings given by General Norman Schwarzkopf, the Commander of Operation Desert Storm.    

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  Retired general Stormin’ Norman Schwarzkopf dies

MSNBC military analysts Colonel Jack Jacobs and General Barry McCaffrey discuss Schwarzkopf’s legacy: his innovation, his intelligence on the ground, and his successful execution of Operation Desert Storm.

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Department of Defense Combat Correspondents Pool during Desert Shield / Storm in 1991, (L-R) Detroit News writer Terek , Greg Mathieson, MAI News Agency still photographer , WTVT-TV cameraman Jim Craven , WTVT-TV Correspondent Kerry Sanders and AP Radio Correspondent Tony Winer The group made up

Norman Shwarzkopf
Norman Shwarzkopf

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 1991 file photo, Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf stands at ease with his tank troops during Operation Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia. Schwarzkopf died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. He was 78. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty, File)

Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf
Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf

: This April 23, 1991 file photo shows Gulf War commander, US four star general Norman Schwarzkopf , who commanded the international coalition which ousted Iraqi forces from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, and US President George Bush at the White House in Washington, DC. Norman Schwarzkopf,

  Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr., 1934 - 2012

Click to view scenes from the life of the former Army general.