Snake Eyes is proficient in 12 different unarmed fighting systems (Karate, Kung-Fu, Jujitsu) and is highly skilled in the use of edged weapons. Has received extensive training in mountaineering, underwater demolitions, jungle, desert and arctic survival, and some form of holistic medicine. Qualified Expert: All NATO and Warsaw pact small arms.
“The man is a total mystery, but he’s real good at his job, heck, he’s the best.”
Beach Head was a lane instructor at the Ranger School in Fort Benning and an Observer/Advisor at the Covert Ops School in Central America. He’s meticulous, patient, and strong-willed. He likes getting up at 0500 hours to take a ten-mile run and PT (Physical Training) session before breakfast. He enjoys squatting motionless beside a jungle trail for three days straight waiting to ambush bad guys that might never show up. What he hates is people who aren’t interested in doing their best. Qualified expert all NATO and Warsaw Pact small arms.
He doesn’t get angry…he gets even.”
Duke (Master Sergeant)
Duke was fluent in French, German, and English when he enlisted in 1967. Graduated top of his class at airborne school, Fort Benning. Opted for U.S. Army Special Language School. Specialized in Han Chinese and South East Asian dialects. Went Special Forces in 1969. Worked with tribesman in the boonies of South Vietnam. Ran four different Special Forces schools. Turned down a commission in 1971. Commands by winning respect. Current assignment: Acting First Sergeant, G.I. Joe team.
“I thought you wanted the job done right. Isn’t that why you called in the Marines?”
When the going gets rough, that’s when the Marine Corps gets sent in. The other G.I. Joes claim Gung-Ho is the scariest, craziest jar-head who ever kicked and clawed his way out of the Corps’ ultimate hole in the swamp – Parris Island!
Flint was a Rhodes Scholar and earned his degree in English Lit. Bored by the Groves of Academe, he enlisted in the Army and applied the tenacity and concentration he had used so well scholastically to grind his way through Airborne School, Ranger School, Special Forces School and finally Flight Warrant Officers School…Graduating each with top honors. A thorough tactical planner, Flint drafted and personally led a half dozen rescue missions in hostile territories that for obvious reasons of security were never publicized let alone admitted to.
Roadblock’s dream was to be a gourmet chef. He was working as a bouncer to earn money to attend the Escoffier School in France when an army recruiter convinced him that the army could train him to be a chef. Roadblock joined but found army menus and preparation techniques too appalling. Transferred to the infantry. Qualified expert: M-2 Browning .50 cal.; Heavy Machine Gun; all Warsaw Pact Heavy MGs; M-16; M-1911A1 Auto Pistol.
Spirit comes from a family so far below the poverty line that they never realized they were poor. Was a hunting guide through high school. Served in Southeast Asia, then as a civilian completed his education. Returned to service for reasons inexplicable to anyone but a native American mystic warrior. Qualified expert: M-16; M-1911A1 Auto Pistol; Remington sniper rifle.
Scarlett is skilled in the Crossbow and Martial arts. Scarlett earned a black belt at age 15, Graduated Infantry training, ranger school Covert Ops and Marine Sniper School.
Expert: M14, M16 MAc-10 Crossbow, Throwing Stars, Garotte, KA-BAR
Beautiful and Stoic. Airborne and Ranger qualified,
Expert: M16, M19, Reflex Crossbow
Cover Girl was a fashion Model prior to enlisting she is Smart and Sexy.
Expert. Law Rocket Dragon Missles M16, M19
The Baroness is villainess and seductive and serves as Cobra’s intelligence officer and lieutenant to Cobra Commander With long black hair, black-rimmed glasses, and a black leather outfit, Baroness is a dark, sensual femme fatale whose beauty is matched only by her ruthlessness. She is romantically involved with Destro.