Gulf War, Coalition order of battle

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This article lists the major military organizations involved in the Gulf. Command relationships often became complex, sometimes with the same officer having several jobs.

High command

United States Central Command


Land Component

GEN Schwarzkopf retained land combat command

Logistics component

  • 22 Logistics Command

Air Component

Naval Component

Special Operations Component

COL Jesse Johnson

  • (unacknowledged) Joint Special Operations Command under MG Wayne Downing
    • Elements, 75th Ranger Regiment
    • Elements, 1st Special Operations Detachment (Delta)'
    • Elements, 60th Special Operations Aviation Regiment

Saudi forces

Pan-Arab corps