A volunteer from the United Service Organizations (USO) distribute gift packages to U.S. military personnel during a reception held at the residence of U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain Charles W. Hostler. Nearly 500 of the troops in Bahrain for Operation Desert Shield are attending the party, where they are also being treated to food and entertainment.
The original finding aid described this photograph as:
Subject Operation/Series: DESERT SHIELD
Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Joe Gawlowicz
Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files
The U.S. National Archives
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