- See La Forge for other articles with titles that contain, either by relationship or by coincidence, this character's surname.
- This character is a member of the La Forge family.
La Forge and the Constitution had fought in the Federation-Tarn War. Durring this conflict the Constitution was lured into a trap by a false distress call where a Tarn ship attacked killing 200 crewmembers. La Forge was one of the crewmembers killed. (TNG novel: The Forgotten War)