4:08 | Walter Boomer talks about his promotions up the ranks of the Marines and what it was like to be a leading General. As he's driving to California, the news breaks out about Iraq invading Kuwait, and this completely changes the course for him and his family.
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General Boomer led plenty of Marine divisions into the action to liberate Kuwait. What followed was an intense portrayal of strength, precision, and strategy.
General Boomer got to work with plenty of hardworking individuals during his time serving with the Marines. General Keys was one of them. To Boomer, he proved not only was he a worthy ally, but quite literally a lifesaver.
Tricky situations are nothing new to Walter Boomer. In this clip, he talks about one time in particular that he was caught in the middle of Iraqi territory, with only his other men to count on. To follow up, he also discusses which position he prefers to hold and the debate between soldiers "then and now."