On that day, October 3, 1993, two American heroes Master Sgt. Gary Gordon and Sgt. 1st Class Randy Shughart provided precision sniper fire from the lead helicopter during a building assault and at two helicopter crash sites. They volunteered for sniper cover for Super 6-4 – the second downed Black Hawk MH-60L – during the […]
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.
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.