Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society
A native of Lincoln, Master Sergeant Gary Ivan Gordon was a posthumous recipient of the Medal of Honor for his action above and beyond the call of duty while serving as a Sniper Team Leader in Mogadishu, Somalia, in October,1993.
The military sealift ship USNS Gordon was named for Gary Gordon.
About This Item
- Title: "Gordon" naming ceremony program, Newport News, Virginia, 1996
- Creation Date: 1996-07-04
- Subject Date: 1993
- Town: Lincoln, Mogadishu, Newport News
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Lithograph
- Object Type: Text and Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- United States. Army
- Gordon, Gary Ivan--Commemoration
- Medal of Honor
- Gordon (Ship)
- Naming ceremonies
- United States Naval Service
- Ships--United States
For more information about this item, contact:Lincoln Historical Society
29 West Broadway, Lincoln, ME 04457
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