GI Joe: 1986 Personnel and Equipment

Personnel:

Beach Head: one of the hardest, meanest Rangers ever to come out of Fort Benning, Wayne is a perfect addition to GI Joe, as his never-ending quest for personal perfection tends to rub off on others - even if it does so in a somewhat abrasive fashion! Availability:

Beach Head (MSH Classic)

Beach Head (4C System)

Beach Head (Marvel Saga)

Claymore: a highly motivated part-time Joe, John joined the team under the condition that he only gets pulled in for the most special of missions. He then began to sporadically appear on Joe operations, and continues to do so to this very day! Availability:

Claymore (MSH Classic)

Claymore (4C System)

Claymore (Marvel Saga)

Cross-Country: born to parents who both worked with large, heavy vehicles for a living, one could almost say Robert had a genetic imperative to do the same. It sure looks like it when the man is behind the wheel of his HAVOC - or anything similar, really! Availability:

Cross-Country (MSH Classic)

Cross-Country (4C System)

Cross-Country (Marvel Saga)

Dial-Tone: an electronics whiz and ham radio expert before graduating high school, Jack enlisted to further his knowledge - but found military life an end unto itself. His sheer joy in working with his hobby helped him become the best RTO out there! Availability:

Dial-Tone (MSH Classic)

Dial-Tone (4C System)

Dial-Tone (Marvel Saga)

the Fridge: Super Bowl ™ champion, pro wrestler, television star, and even barbecue salesman. While there's many ways people know William 'the Refrigerator' Perry, few realize he has one job he can't put on his resume: GI Joe's physical training instructor! Availability:

the Fridge (MSH Classic)

the Fridge (4C System)

the Fridge (Marvel Saga)

Hawk: head of the GI Joe team since its inception in '82, Clayton Abernathy has proven time and time again that he's a capable leader, tactician, and victor in the seemingly eternal war against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world! Availability:

Hawk (MSH Classic)

Hawk (4C System)

Hawk (Marvel Saga)

Iceberg: growing up in the intense heat of the Brownsville, Texas summers, Clifton decided he wanted to serve in a much colder climate upon enlisting. He found his element once he was assigned to Alaska, and quickly became one with his frozen environs. Availability:

Iceberg (MSH Classic)

Iceberg (4C System)

Iceberg (Marvel Saga)

Leatherneck: Wendell has a long history in the Marines - he's about as intense a 'Jar Head' as you can get. He's so hard core that he attracted the attention of GI Joe, who snapped him up as soon as they could, and put him to work against Cobra immediately! Availability:

the Leatherneck (MSH Classic)

the Leatherneck (4C System)

the Leatherneck (Marvel Saga)

Lifeline: though some of the more action-oriented members of the GI Joe team may believe otherwise, Edwin is one of the group's most valuable members. An avowed pacifist, he will go out of his way to save another's life - even risking his own! Availability:

Lifeline (MSH Classic)

Lifeline (4C System)

Lifeline (Marvel Saga)

Lift-Ticket: Victor was qualified for a bevy of prestigious Army schools, but chose the one most applicable to civilian life. He has since become an expert helicopter pilot both in and out of combat, which easily earned him a place with GI Joe! Availability:

Lift-Ticket (MSH Classic)

Lift-Ticket (4C System)

Lift-Ticket (Marvel Saga)

Low-Light: lost in the woods for three weeks during a hunting trip gone wrong, Cooper overcame his fear of the dark, animals, and loud noises - and how! He grew up to become one with the night, and is an expert tracker, night spotter, and sniper! Availability:

Low-Light (MSH Classic)

Low-Light (4C System)

Low-Light (Marvel Saga)

Mainframe: an Army Vietnam Veteran, Blaine left Silicon Valley out of sheer boredom to re-enlist - this time as a Marine! With his extensive combat experience and out of this world computer know-how, Blaine was a shoe-in for GI Joe membership! Availability:

Mainframe (MSH Classic)

Mainframe (4C System)

Mainframe (Marvel Saga)

Roadblock: aspiring to be one of the world's greatest chefs since he was a child, Marvin put himself through the Escoffier School in France. Subsequently enlisting in the Army to learn from their chefs as well, Marvin became quite the machine gunner, too! Availability:

Roadblock (MSH Classic)

Roadblock (4C System)

Roadblock (Marvel Saga)

Sci-Fi: Seymour does everything slow; no matter how hard you try, you simply can't get the man to hurry anything along. Of course, that's what you want in someone who has to focus energy weapons onto targets a mile away: a whole lot of patience! Availability:

Sci-Fi (MSH Classic)

Sci-Fi (4C System)

Sci-Fi (Marvel Saga)

Sgt. Slaughter: a force of nature, Sgt. Slaughter was born on Parris Island, and raised to become as tough and mean as is humanly possible - a perfect Marine! The ultimate drill instructor, the Sarge is who GI Joe relies upon to keep themselves on their toes! Availability:

Sgt. Slaughter (MSH Classic)

Sgt. Slaughter (4C System)

Sgt. Slaughter (Marvel Saga)

Slipstream: computer hacker, video game addict, and amateur pilot, Gregory has many interests. As airplanes became more computerized, this condensed all his loves into a single job, and Gregory has proven more than adept with most futuristic aircraft. Availability:

Slipstream (MSH Classic)

Slipstream (4C System)

Slipstream (Marvel Saga)

Wet-Suit: loud and arrogant, Brian forced his way through both Navy basic and his SEAL training. He then performed his saboteur duties with a gleeful passion, which got him a job on with GI Joe - his destructive joy made him very good at his job! Availability:

Wet-Suit (MSH Classic)

Wet-Suit (4C System)

Wet-Suit (Marvel Saga)

Equipment:

the Conquest X-30: an advanced, forward-swept wing aircraft, the Conquest X-30 is an aeronautical marvels that shouldn't technically fly - but handily manages to do so thanks to a variety of highly advanced, computer-assisted control mechanisms! Availability:

the Conquest X-30 (MSH Classic)

the Conquest X-30 (4C System)

the Conquest X-30 (Marvel Saga)

the Devilfish: a small, high speed riverine assault craft, the Devilfish is built to get the Joes in and out of Cobra territory as fast as possible - all while doing a serious amount of damage, thanks to the astounding amount of firepower it possesses! Availability:

the Devilfish (MSH Classic)

the Devilfish (4C System)

the Devilfish (Marvel Saga)

the GI Joe Battle Field Kits: GI Joe maintains a large supply of prefabricated kits that are packed and able to be put into action in mere moments. Though not as versatile as their vehicles, this gear is nonetheless vital to mission success. Availability:

the GI Joe Battle Field Kits (MSH Classic)

the GI Joe Battle Field Kits (4C System)

the GI Joe Battle Field Kits (Marvel Saga)

the HAVOC: durable despite how it may seem at first, the Heavy Articulated Vehicle Ordnance Carrier is one of the most heavily armed vehicles in the GI Joe arsenal. Naturally, Cross-Country loves to point this out as he smashes Cobras with the thing. Availability:

the HAVOC (MSH Classic)

the HAVOC (4C System)

the HAVOC (Marvel Saga)

the LCV Recon Sled: designed to function like an armored motorcycle, the Low Crawl Vehicle Recon Sled protects its driver in a defensive shell while holding him or her close to the ground while operating it, giving them much more survivability in the field. Availability:

the LCV Recon Sled (MSH Classic)

the LCV Recon Sled (4C System)

the LCV Recon Sled (Marvel Saga)

the Pit 3: regardless of its current location, the Gi Joe team's main headquarters, the Pit, invariably takes the form of an underground facility hardened against all threats, up to and incluing a nuclear explosion directly above! Availability:

the Pit (MSH Classic)

the Pit (4C System)

the Pit (Marvel Saga)

the Tomahawk: a versatile aircraft, the Tomahawk can serve the GI Joe team as either a rescue or assault helicopter depending on their needs, whether on land or at sea. Heavily armed and armored, the Tomahawk can take a beating and can dish one out, as well! Availability:

the Tomahawk (MSH Classic)

the Tomahawk (4C System)

the Tomahawk (Marvel Saga)

the Triple T: a powerful, yet small treaded vehicle Sgt. Slaughter uses in his personal war against Cobra, the Triple T (Tag Team Terminator) is more than a mere conveyance for the Sarge. Though lightly armed, it can easily plow right through other vehicles! Availability:

the Triple T (MSH Classic)

the Triple T (4C System)

the Triple T (Marvel Saga)

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