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Errrrrr, not sure I see your last comment. Air travel is quite safe. Your odds of surviving a flight from coast to coast are better than your odds of surviving a drive from coast to coast, statistically speaking. Of course that doesn't take driving ability into account.
Either way, though, yeah. Kuwait is the perfect place for a 'combat' deployment. I think the odds of the Mideast revolts spreading to Kuwait are damned near non-existent. For a middle-eastern nation, it has a relatively high level of social equality.