Courtesy of the University of North Carolina Naval ROTC Alumni Association:
Lieutenant John Bryan Gore
United States Navy
Date of Birth: Born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania in 1955
Next of Kin: Laurita Gore (wife)
Matthew Gore (son)
Retired Navy Captain and Mrs. John M. Gore
Nancy Eakin (sister)
Jane Ramos (sister)
Suzanne Gore (sister)
Commissioned: June 1977
Circumstances of Death: Lieutenant John Bryan Gore, 30, was killed November 15, 1985 when his twin-engine plane crashed near Dothan, Alabama. He was among the three men who died when their turboprop plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Napier Field. He was assigned to the Navy's Fleet Logistic Support Squadron at Andrews Air Force Base.
Lieutenant Gore was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
NOTE: In 2008 his parents, who died within two months of one another, were laid to rest in his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery,
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