SSG Joshua Eades, USAR
Entered service in 1996 served active duty in Iraq 2004-2006 served in
SR Richard Germiller, USN
Entered Service 2009
E-1 serving aboard the USS Nassau LHA 4, Norfolk, VA
(pictured top left)
Capt Joseph "Will" Goldsmith, USAF
Will is an F-15C pilot. (pictured second left)
AE-2 William Butler Huntley, USN
Entered Service September 2000
AE2 (AW/SW) Currently Deployed with VAW124 Bear Aces out of Norfolk,
LTC Michael Gordon, USA
PFC Robert Gordon, USMC
Entered Service June 2008, currently serving at Camp LeJeune in North
Thomas C. Mohler, 06, Texas Air Guard
Active 14 years
Lloyd Lee Morris, Jr., USA
An Army Ranger, E-4 with 3 years of service.
(pictured third left)
SGT (E-5) Ryan Owens, USA
Active duty 2005 ~ Present
served two tours in Iraq 2006-2007, 2009-2010
Cpl Aaron Todd, USMC
June 2010 ~Present
Expert Rifle, Expert Pistol, National Defense Service Ribbon, Global War
On Terrorism Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Service
Badge, Joint Meritorious Unit Award. (pictured left)
PFC Charlie Todd, USAR
2010-Current Served tour of duty in Iraq 2011. (pictured left)
CPL Edward Todd, USA
Active Duty 2009 ~ current. Served tour of duty in Iraq 2011.
LTC Jimmey W. Todd, USAR
25 years of service.
Capt Randall Todd, USAF
(pictured left) served tour of duty in Afghanistan 2011.
Rickie C. Burnette, USA
Inactive E-4 with 12 years of service
LTC Thomas Copeland, USAF, Ret.
23 years of service
SSG Eric Cryar, USA, Ret.
US Army 1989-1993
CA Army National Guard 2001-2006
Personal Awards: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (3), Army Achievement Medal (2), Army
Good Conduct Medal, Army National Guard Components Achievement Medal, WWII Army of Occupation Medal,
National Defense Medal (2), Southwest Asia Service Medal (3), Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism
Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Army National Guard Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Mobilization
Device, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon, Army Non-Commissioned Officer Professional
Development Ribbon, Saudi Arabian Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait, Kuwaiti Liberation of Kuwait Medal.
Other Awards: Combat Action Badge, Army Aircrew Badge, Air Assault Badge, French Army Commando Badge
Randy Dedrickson, USN, Ret.
22 years Service.
SK3 (SW) Mode, Mark Jeffrey, USN
ACTIVE DUTY: 12 Dec 1988- 12 Dec 1992
PERSONAL AWARDS: Good Conduct Medal, National Defence Service Medal, Two Bronze
OTHER AWARDS/RIBBONS AUTHORIZED: Joint Meritorious Unit Award (3), Special
Operations Service Medal Southwest Asia Service Medal CW, Sea Service Deployment
Ribbon, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist
MISCELLANEOUS: Eagle Scout, BSA; Member of Scottish American Military Society Post
PFC Andy Moore, USMC, Inactive
CDR Joseph W. Morris, USPHS
Army National Guard 1986-2008
US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. 2008-present
Served in Operation Just Cause, Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan
CDR Robert S. Thompson, USN, Ret.
ACTIVE DUTY: 1978 - 2002 (24 years)
INACTIVE SERVICE: 1975 - 1978
(drilling Naval Reservist - 4 years)
Defense Meritorious Service Medal (DMSM) - two awards; Meritorious Service Medal
(MSM); Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal; Navy Expeditionary Medal ; National
Defense Medal - two awards
OTHER AWARDS/RIBBONS AUTHORIZED:
Joint Meritorious Unit award; Meritorious Unit Commendation - three awards; Navy "E"
Ribbon; Sea Service Deployment award; Pistol Sharpshooter ribbon
MISCELLANEOUS: Retired June 30, 2002 with the grade of COMMANDER (O-5) in the
MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS specializing in Radiation Health & Safety. Retired with 24 years
of active duty and 4 years of Reserve time for a total of 28 years of service.
LTC Robert Charles Todd, USA, Ret.
Branch of Service: Army (Aviation Branch)
Date entered service: June 1978
Retired June 2000,.22 Years of Service
PERSONAL AWARDS: Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with 4 oak leaf clusters,
Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Army Achievement Medal, National
Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star,
Humanitarian Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Senior
Army Aviator Badge.
AH-1, OH-58 and CH-47 helicopters. Qualified as a Maintenance Test Pilot in the AH-1,
OH-58 and CH-47 helicopters. Did strategic and operational planning for Europe while
assigned to the Third Infantry Division. Planned ground operation for the Middle East
while assigned to 3rd US Army, and planned for Military Support to Civil Authorities during
disasters and emergencies while assigned to U.S. Army Forces Command. Deployed to
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait as deterrent to movements of Iraqi units towards Kuwait in 1994.
Provided humanitarian support during the Cuban Mariel boat lift in 1980 and was the Joint
Operation Officer for the Kosovo refugees in 1999. Retired from active duty in 2000.
Regimental affiliation is the 5th Aviation Regiment.
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE
INACTIVE DUTY/RETIRED SERVICE
CSM Kenneth J. (Kenny) Prather, USA, Ret.
Joined the army in October 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis and proudly served 24
years. Served 11 years in Air Defense Artillery with training and most assignments at Fort
Bliss, Texas. In the early years, was a member of the Army Air Defense Command
(ARADCOM), which supported NORAD. Served 13 years in Military Intelligence (MI) with a
wide range of assignments. Final assignment was that of Command Sergeant Major for the
140th Military Intelligence Battalion (Command Electronics Warfare Intelligence.)
Oversea tours included three tours in Republic of Korea and one tour in Alaska. One tour
in Korea was as a First Sergeant in a Psychological Operations Company assigned to
support the Combined Unconventional Warfare Center and Korean Special Operations
Command at SungNam, South Korea.
Decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with 3 Oak
Leaf Clusters, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal with Knots, National
Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Korean Defense Service
Medal and various other service medals and ribbons.
Completed NCO schools include: Pre-Command Course, First Sergeant Course, Senior
Non Commissioned Officer Course, Advanced Non Commissioned Officer Course, Non
Commissioned Officer Academy and several correspondence courses.
Organizations/Associations: Scottish American Military Society (SAMS), Association of
United States Army (AUSA), Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), American Legion, the
Retired Sergeants Major and Chiefs Association and the Armed Forces Top Enlisted
SMSgt Jim Gordon, USAF, Ret.
USN – 8 yrs 8 mos Reserve
USAF - 10 yrs 3 mos Regular, 10 yrs Reserve
• ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE 1952 - 1962
• INACTIVE DUTY SERVICE 1948-1952, 1963-1969. 1982-1992
• PERSONAL AWARDS: Meritorious Service Medal, USAF Electronic Security Command
Individual Mobilization Augmentee of the Year – 1985
• OTHER AWARDS/RIBBONS AUTHORIZED: Master Intelligence Qualification Badge, Senior
Manpower and Personnel Qualification Badge, Army Good Conduct Medal w/3 Bronze
Loops, Air Reserve Forces Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, National
Defense Service Medal w/2 Bronze Stars, Korean Service Medal Air Force Overseas Ribbon
– Short w/1 Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon w/1 Silver
Oak Leaf Cluster, Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Air Force Training Ribbon, Republic of Korea Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service
• MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION:Third Vice President, Laurel Senior Friendship Club,
Laurel, MD – 2005 to present; Air Force Sergeants Association Division 2 Lifetime Trustee –
1995; Knights of Columbus Maryland State Council Lecturer of the Year 2d place – 1994;
Knights of Columbus Patuxent Council 2203, Knight of the Month – June 1982 & June 1983;
Master of Arts in International Relations, University of Southern California – 1983
LCpl Stephen T. Todd, USMC
Dates of Service 2005-2007
Distinguished Honor Graduate Aviation Machinist's Mate Sept.2005.
Served as an Aviation Mechanic. Defense of Freedom Medal & Ribbon, Sharpshooter
Maj Tommy W. Gordon, USAF, Ret.
Years Of Service: Aug 1952- March 1974
AWARDS/RIBBONS AUTHORIZED: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, AF
Commendations Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, United
Nations Medal and Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross.
OTHER MEDALS: Cross of Military Service, United Daughters of the Confederacy during
Korean Conflict and Vietnam Conflict.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Retired Teammate of McDonnell Douglas with 13 years of
service in January 1991. Current member of the Gateway Senior Squadron, Missouri Wing of
the Civil Air Patrol since 1982 serving in the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Current in the
Cessna 172 Aircraft with over 7100 total flight hours.
Master Sgt. Gary Ivan Gordon, USA
Medals: Congressional Medal of Honor (Post humus), Purple Heart,
Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Service
Achievement Medal (2), Good Conduct Medal (4).
Died at the Battle of Mogadishu October 1993 while holding off
enemy troops protecting a downed helicopter. Read More.
DIED IN SERVICE
ENS Gerald E. Vandenberg, USN
Periods of service 1974 - 1984
Enlisted USN 1974-1979 Active Duty. Enlisted USNR 1979-1982 Individual Drilling Reserves
Supply Corp Officer 1982 - 1984 Active Duty. Highest enlisted grade held Hospitalman Two (HM2) (E-5).
Highest officer grade held Ensign (O1E). Honorable Discharge - with medical severance
Awards, decorations, commendations, citations:
Navy Commendation Medal for meritorious service during Hurricane Eloise; Navy Achievement Medal for
creating and implementing the Tri-service Electro-Neurological Training and Testing Programs; Humanitarian
Service Medal - Operation Baby Lift
USCG Bronze Life Saving Medal for saving the lives of two people in a civilian boating accident; Navy Good
Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Navy Reserve Sea Services Ribbon; Letters of
Commendation and 12 Letters of Appreciation
CAPT John Robert Wallace, USCG, Ret.
Retired October 1989 with 32 years of service
Nelson H. Wilson, USA
Army, Spec 4, 8th Battalion 4th Artillery Vietnam 1967-1969
MSgt Nicole Wray, USAF
TSgt Richard M. Wray, USAF, Ret.
Col Roger Mills, USAF, Ret.
Lt. USN, Lt. Col. USAF, Colonel Illinois Air National Guard Ret.
BADGES: US Navy Wings: Naval Flight Officer, USAF Wings: Master Navigator, USAF
AWARDS & MEDALS: Air Medal (2) USN, Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force
Outstanding Unit Award, Navy Meritorious Unit Award, Combat Readiness Medal USAF,
National Defense Service Medal USN/USAF, Vietnam Service Medal USN, Air Force
Longevity Service, Armed Forces Reserve Medal USAF, Small Arms Expert Marksman
Ribbon USAF, Air Force Training Ribbon USAF, RVN Civil Action with Palm USN, RVN
Gallantry Cross Medal USN, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal USN,
CW4 Morris A. Gordon, (Ret.)
Enlisted 24 Jan 1966, US Army Reserves
Active Duty 14 Nov 1966- 5 Apr 1967, Returned to Active Reserve Status 6 Apr 1967.
Appointed Reserve Warrant Officer WO1 10 Apr 1976 -- Military Intelligence Analysis.
Active Duty (AGR), 6 Jun 1981 - 5 Nov 1986 -- CW2 returned to Active Reserve Status 6
Commissioned Warrant Officer CW3
IRR -- Fort Hood TX 3rd Corp Military Intelligence Analysis -- Desert Storm/Desert Shield --
12 Aug 1992
Promoted to Reserve Warrant Officer CW4 10 April 1992
Placed in "Retired status" 1994
Retired with 28 years service for reserve retirement
Retired with a total of 35 years service US Army Warrant Office -- 22 Aug 2004-- reaching
the rank of CW4 (Ret.)
During my career I took part in many classified Military Intelligence operations. I trained
in several "intelligence job" related classifications and supervised a section of Interrogation
Kenneth Gordon, USMC
USMC Service From 1956-1959
SK1 Michael Gordon, USN (Ret.)
Michael retired in June 2009 after serving a tour of duty embedded with an Army Unit in Iraq.
SGT Michael Wayne Gordon, USA
E-5 tank commander with 4 years of service
SGM Lloyd Lee Morris, Sr., USA, Ret.
22 years of service including service in Korea and Vietnam.
Lt Col Byron A. Adams, USAFR, Ret.
YEARS OF SERVICE: 1966-2002
Active Service: 4+ years; Active Reserve: 19 years; Inactive Reserve: 12 years
Total Service: 35 years, 9 Months, 14 days.
CQM Thomas Adams, USN, Ret.
Served from May 1964 to Nov 1987
AWARDS/RIBBIONS : Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal; Presidential Unit Citation; Navy
Unit Commendation (3); Meritorious Unit Commendation (2); Combat Action Ribbon; National
Defense Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal (5); Vietnam Presidential Unit Citation; Vietnam
Service Medal (13 Stars); Vietnam Campaign Medal; Navy Expeditionary Medal; RVN Meritorious
Unit Citation (Civil Action); Battle Efficiency “E” Ribbon (7); Small Craft Insignia; RVN Gallantry
Cross w/Palm Unit Citation; Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/Bronze Star Enlisted
Submarine Service Insignia; Expert Pistol Shot Medal; Armed Expeditionary Medal.
LCpl Daniel R. Todd, USMC
Dates of Service 2005-2009
Graduated DINFOS Basic Public Affairs Writing June 2, 2006. Served as Combat
Correspondent MCB D.S. Butler, Okinawa, Japan July 2006-July 2008; MCRD Parris
Sgt Larissa Todd, USMC
inactive, HWH-464, New River
USN Service E-5 with 10 years of service
CDR Scott Stephen "Gordie" Gordon, USN, Ret.
24 years of service he commanded the USS Pelican (MHC53) and USS Austin (LPD4)
SGT Steven A. Smith, USA
US Army, Sgt, 12 years, cold war veteran, Gulf War Veteran, Regional Commander,
Scottish-American Military Society
LCDR P.H. Gordon Thompson, USNR
Surface Warfare Medical Officer
Inactive 1988-1992, 1997-2001
USS Ashland LSD 48
2D Marine Division, Camp Geiger, Camp Lejeune, NC
PERSONAL AWARDS: Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Expert
Rifleman Medal, Navy Pistol Sharpshooter Ribbon
OTHER AWARDS: Coast Guard Unit Commendation (Operational), Meritorious Unit
Commendation, Battle Efficiency Ribbon, National Defense Medal, Armed Forces
Expeditionary Medal x2, Southwest Asia Service Medal x2, Armed Forces Service Medal,
Humanitarian Service Medal-Able Vigil, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Maj Anne Farrer, USAF, Ret.
YEARS OF SERVICE:
August 1950- October 1970
Service included tours in Germany and Hawaii, with several trips to the Far East and Vietnam and Thailand in 1969
CPT Charles W. Gardner, Jr., MD, USA
Graduate of the Virginia Military Institute Class of 1974, Served 10 years with the Army Medical Corps.
Sgt David Gardner, USAF
Sgt E4, 1965-1971; US Army Reserve-Sgt E5 1980-1982; US Army National Guard-Sgt E5 1982-1986
David F Gordan, USAF
DOE: 3/73 DOS: 3/80
Frank E. Gordan, USAF
DOE: 7 AUG 50 DOS: 1 OCT 53
AWARDS/RIBBONS AUTHORIZED: UN Service Medal (Korea), Korean Service Medal from USAF, Korean Service
Medal from ROK, US Presidential Unit Citation
Matthew R Gordan, USAF
DOE: 3/98 Expected DOS: 3/07
Col David E. Gordon, USMC, Ret.
Frank Gordon, USA
USA Service SP/4 with 3 years of service
CDR Frank J. Gordon, USCGR, Ret.
Active duty : 1959-1960; Active reserve: 1961-1980.
James A. Gordon
Branch of Service - Regular Army
Active Duty -- 1964 & 65 Served in the PIO office with two fellow non-coms at Fort Jackson after basic at Fort
Gordon, of all places. I produced a unit mimeograph weekly edition for the first year and then became the Sports
Editor of the post paper for the last year.
While in the Army, met wife Beth in Columbia and soon went to work on producing three children over the next 6-8
years. Then became the sports editor of a small paper in New Jersey before moving back to Virginia where we have
enjoyed life since 1966. Received many sports writing awards and enjoyed covering prep and college sports.
CPT James C. Gordon, USA, Ret.
Distinguished Military Student ROTC Wake Forest University
Distinguished Military Graduate 1959 2nd Lt Artillery
1st Lt 1960 Medical Service Corp Active Reserve 1959-`1963 Ft. Lee, Ft Meade,
Capt Dental Corp 1963- 1965 Assigned to the 11 Air assault: attached to 18 Mash Unit Ft Gordon
VADM Ronald M. Eytchison, USN, Ret.
Naval Academy Graduate 1958
YEARS OF SERVICE 1958-1991
Decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with Four Gold
Stars, Commendator of the Naval Merit Order of the Republic of Brazil, Meritorious Service Medal
with One Gold Star, Navy Commendation Medal with One Gold Star, Joint Service
Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy “E,” Navy
Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal with One Bronze Star, and Armed Forces
ET1 James Drouillard II, USNR
US Navy Reserves
Date of Actice duty - '88-'93
Date of Reserve service - '00-current
Current rank - ET1
Attached - NR AFRICOM HQ 108
Capt Stuart Bruce "Boot" Gordon, USAF, Ret.
US Army Air Corps November 1942- May 1946
67th & 70th Fighter Squadrons, 13th Air Force flying the P-38 Lightning, P-51 Mustang and
USAF May 1946- May 1963
109th Fighter Squadron Active Combat: March 1, 1951 - March 1, 1953
Stuart served in both WWII and the Korean War.
LT. Timothy R. Adams, USN, Ret.
Served from 1986 to 2008.
I enlisted E-1 and rose to the rank of Chief Petty Officer (E-7) and was granted a commission as
an Ensign (01-E) in 1999 rising to the rank of Lieutenant (03-E), retiring in 2008 after 22 years
of active duty service.
|WALL OF HONOR
Our Proud Military Tradition Continues
Military Service has always been an integral part of the Gordon Clan, and with a
millennium-long tradition of continual military service around the globe, Clan
Gordon has significantly influenced the world as we know it today. We proudly
honor our members' service!
Barry Hallenburg, USA, Ret.
Sgt/GS-13, 35 years US Army with 31 years Civil Service.
Craig D. Marks, Jr., USA
SPC/CPL, E-4 1991-1995