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SEIKO "Desert Storm, Diver's watch", No. 469576. Donated by Norman Srhwarzkopf
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SEIKO "Desert Storm, Diver's watch", No. 469576. Donated by Norman Srhwarzkopf\n\nStainless steel, centre second, water-resistant to 150 m. gentleman's quartz wristwatch with day and date, rubber strap and stainless steel buckle. The revolving graduated bezel is red and blue, the back is screw-type and bears the logo. The dial is black with tritium-coated dot indexes, aperture for the date and the day in English for the morning hours and in Spanish for the afternoon hours. Fleche" tritium-coated hands. With certificate. General Schwartzkopf always wore two wristwatches during the Gulf War and the Desert Storm operations, one watch on each, arm; one was set on Saudi Arabian time and the other, this one, was set on Washington D. C. time. Diam. 41 mm. Est. ***
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General H. Norman Schwarzkopf General Schwarzkopf has served in numerous and varied command and staff assignments throughout the United States, Europe and the Pacific, in places such as Berlin, Alaska, Hawaii and five times in Washington, D.C, to name a few. During his years of service, he commanded Army units from platoon through corps level. He served two combat tours in the Republic of Vietnam and later was designated the Deputy Commander of the Joint Task Force in charge of U.S. Forces participating in the Grenada student rescue operation. General Schwarzkopf is best known for his service as Commander in Chief, United States Central command and Commander of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. In the latter capacity, he coordinated the efforts of all Allied Forces from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from August 1990, soon after Iraq invaded Kuwait, until August 1991, when he retired from military service. Since his retirement from the military, General Schwarzkopf has joined the ranks of successful authors with the publication of his best selling autobiography, "It doesn ' t take a Hero", and has participated in six critically acclaimed television specials, including the Peabody Award winning special, "D-Day". He recently worked with NBC to produce programs about what's right with America. General Schwarzkopf has been actively involved in conservation throughout his life and is currently serving the Nature Conservancy' s President's Conservation Council and is the national spokesperson for the Recovery of the Grizzly Bear. Additionally, General Schwarzkopf is chairman of the STARBRIGHT Capital Campaign, to improve quality of life for seriously ill children, co-founder with Paul Newman of the Boggie Creek Gang, a year-round camp in Florida for children with chronic illnesses; he is the national person for prostate cancer awareness, and a member of the board of Cap CURE, Association for the Cure of Cancer of the Prostate. He even sponsored a major yearly nonprofit shooting event, The Schwarzkopf Cup, which, through the event and personal advocacy, raised $13 million for the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, and he served as the Chairman of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship ' s March on Washington. General Schwartzkopf is currently a member of the University of Richmond board of trustees, and a member of the board of directors of Borg-Warner Security Corporation, Remington Arms Company, USA networks, Inc., and Kuhlman Corporation. General Schwarzkopf is married to the former Brenda Holsinger. The Schwarzkopfs have three children, Cynthia, Jessica, and Christian. General H. Norman Schwarzkopf - Additional Information Education: B.S. United States Military Academy, West Point, 1956; M.S. Missile Engineering, University of Southern California, 1964; Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters, University of South Florida, 1993; Honorary Doctorate of Leadership Studies, University of Richmond, 1993; Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, University of Miami, 1996; Honorary Doctorate of Public Service, University of Florida, 1998 Military Awards: Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the Army Distinguished Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, three Silver Stars, three Bronze Stars with "V" device, two Purple Hearts, Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Master Parachute Badge. General Schwarzkopf was also awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He has been awarded numerous foreign decorations including the United Kingdom Honorary Knight Commander in the Military Division of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath, and the French National Order of the Legion of Honor. General Schwarzkopf was made an honorary Private First Class in the French Foreign Legion, the only American man ever so honored. Civilian Awards: Father of the Year Award, 1991; Toastmasters International Best Speaker, 1992; American Patriot Medal, Valley Forge Freedom Foundation, 1993; United Cerebral Palsy Humanitarian of the Year, 1993; Gilda Radner Award of Courage, Roswell Park Alliance Foundation, 1995; New Jersey Distinguished Service Medal, 1995; Vince Lombardi Award of Excellence, 1995; Congressional Families Action for Cancer Leadership Award, 1996; Living Legends, M.D. Andersen Foundation, 1996; James Erwing Layman Award, Society of Surgical Oncologists, 1997; Oliver R. Grace Award, 1998; Ambassador of Hope Awards, 1998 ti c , ;f;, cry The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, a Center of Excellence of the University of Miami School of Medicine, is the world 's largest, most comprehensive research center dedicated to finding more effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure for paralysis that results from spinal cord injury. It was founded in 1985 through the vision and dedicated efforts of Dr. Barth Green, an internationally-recognized expert in the field of spinal cord injury. National attention focused on the Miami project following the injury of football legend Nick Buoniconti's son Marc. The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis raises money exclusively for the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. The Miami Project has assembled a broad spectrum of researchers, clinicians and therapists whose expertise all relate directly to the problem of spinal cord injury research. By uniting this broad range of knowledge and talents, the Miami Project team of scientists is accelerating the search for effective treatments for spinal cord injury. For further information about The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, contact: P.O. Box 016960, Mail Locator R-48 Miami, FL 33101 Tel. (305) 243-6001 December 9, 1998 To Whom It May Concern: This letter certifies that the Seiko Quartz Divers 150 Watch, Serial #469576, was owned and worn by me while I was the Commander in Chief of Allied Forces during the Persian Gulf War. I always wore two watches during the war. The one on my left arm was set on Saudi Arabian time and the Seiko on my right arm was set on Eastern Standard Time. That way I could quickly glance at my watches and instantly know the time in both Saudi Arabia and Washington, D.C. Sincerely, monaiwaimmi H. N orman Sc warz General, U.S. Army, Retired


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