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Portrayed by Buster Crabbe
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Gordon in the separate continuity
Gordon in the primary continuity

Gordon, where did you learn to shoot like that?
I've been doing that since before you were born Captain.
(amused skepticism) You really think so?
(with a grin) Young man...I know so.

Brigadier Gordon is a retired training instructor and former flight officer in the Earth Defense Directorate. Maj. Duke Danton is one such former trainee in 2476 CE.

He came out of retirement in 2491 CE when the Defense Directorate was disastrously short of the fighter pilots needed for an urgent pre-emptive assault on an enemy fleet assembled by the zealot Kaleel.

William "Buck" Rogers is impressed with Gordon's shooting skills against Kaleel's fighters, given that such raw skill was uncommon with typical 25th century pilots who relied heavily on computers for combat (BR25: "Planet of the Slave Girls").