Sergeant Randall David Shughart and Master Sergeant Gary Gordon These two men made the ultimate sacrifice as they never did make it home from their heroic mission to save the crew of two downed Black Hawk helicopters in Mogadishu, Somalia, during the summer of 1993. The Delta Force sniper teammates became the first Medal of Honor recipient since the Vietnam War.
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Master Sergeant Gary Gordon and Sergeant First Class Randall Shugart were posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for their actions in the Battle of Mogadishu ("Blackhawk Down"). Gordon and Shugart volunteered to protect four other soldiers critically wounded in a helicopter crash, despite being well aware of a growing number of enemy personnel closing in on the site.
Gary Gordon Master Sergeant Gordon, United States Army, distinguished himself by actions above and beyond the call of duty on 3 October 1993, while serving as Sniper Team Leader, United States Army Special Operations Command with Task Force Ranger in Mogadishu, Somalia. Master Sergeant Gordon's sniper team provided precision fire from the lead helicopter during an assault and at two helicopter crash sites, while subjected to intense automatic weapons and rocket propelled grenade fires. When…