Gary Ivan Gordon was a Master Sergeant in the US Army and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. At the time of his death, he was assigned to the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1SFOD-D), or "Delta Force". Gordon was posthumously awarded the MOH for actions he performed during the Battle of Mogadishu on 3 October 1993.
Monday October 3, 2011 marks the 18th Anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu or commonly known as BLACK HAWK DOWNStand at attention and salute; a special salute to SF Delta SFC. Randy Shughart and MSG Gary Gordon, who earned the Medal of Honor for saving the life of Michael Durant.