"Gordon" naming ceremony program, Newport News, Virginia, 1996

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.

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  • Title: "Gordon" naming ceremony program, Newport News, Virginia, 1996
  • Creation Date: 1996-07-04
  • Subject Date: 1993
  • Locations:
    • Newport News, VA
    • Mogadishu, Somalia
    • Lincoln, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Lithograph
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Lincoln Historical Society
29 West Broadway, Lincoln, ME 04457

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