About the Author: Major James C. Cummiskey is a prior enlisted Marine with over twelve years commissioned service as an infantry officer. He is currently assigned as the Executive Officer of the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines (Reinforced), headquartered at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, 29 Palms, California. At the time of his experience in Kuwait, he was the commanding officer of Golf Company, 2d Battalion, 7th Marines.


Lt. Brendan G. Cook, who is holding the Palmtop for the cover photo, Cpls. Eric N. Johnson and Sean P. Brock, Pvt. Russell C. Marvel, and photographers Cpls. Johnny A. Giles and M.T. Mink.