War Remembrances: Somalia, 3 Oct. 1993 - Medals of Honor - Gordon and Shughart, United States Army
*GORDON, GARY I.
Rank and organization: Master Sergeant, U.S. Army. Place and date: 3 October 1993, Mogadishu, Somalia. Entered service at: —– Born: Lincoln, Maine. Citation: Master Sergeant Gordon, United States Army, distinguished himself by actions above and beyond the [...]
Recovering the Maersk Alabama Lifeboat
Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon Rasmussen
The lifeboat from the Maersk Alabama is hoisted aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer to be processed for evidence after the successful rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips. Phillips was held captive by suspected Somali pirates in the lifeboat in the Indian Ocean for [...]
This whole “pirate coming to NY to stand trial” thing sounds waaaaay too much like the way that the Clinton Administration dealt with TERRORISTS!
The captured Somali pirate who held a merchant ship captain hostage will be brought to New York to face trial, a U.S. official said Thursday.
The suspect, identified as Abduhl Wal-i-Musi, was [...]
Two U.S. missiles hit a house in southern Somalia on Monday, according to local officials, in an attack Washington said was directed at “known terrorists”. Residents of Dobley, a remote Somali town 220 km (140 miles) from the southern port city of Kismayu on the Kenyan border, said they believed the missiles were targeting senior [...]