On August 2nd after 3 months of accusations of stealing oil, Iraq invaded Kuwait. This beginning one of the most impactful middle-east wars, the Persian Gulf War. After being invaded the build up of the military began. Following these events Sheikh Jaber Al Sabah, the emir of kuwait meet with America's former secretary of defense requesting US military assistance. Then after Iraq wouldn't stand down, former President George Bush starting to send troops to Saudi Arabia. Our military affected this war by our role of defending, bringing weapons and strategies of war, and the outcome we brought to this war.