GI Joe: 2001 Personnel and Equipment
Big Brawler: with his dual specialty in Army intelligence and jungle survival, Brian proved more than effective at rooting out jungle-based terrorists. This made him an excellent fit for the GI Joe team, as Cobra has a tendency to hide their bases in the thickest, nastiest jungles they can find! Big Brawler comes in Classic and Saga styles!
Crossfire: with his love for both mechanical things and the military lifestyle, it was a certainty that Bill would eventually enlist. Working as a heavy machine gunner, he truly excels at both firing and repairing his weapons when things go wrong - skills the Joe team can always use. Crossfire comes in Classic and Saga styles!
Cutter: despite growing up as far as you can from an ocean in the States, Skip nonetheless became a Coast Guardsman. Inexplicably nagging his way onto the GI Joe team, Skip became their resident skipper on missions, whether or not he piloted the WHALE! Availability:
Daemon: a youthful computer programmer whose adventures in virus creation got him in trouble with the F.B.I., Daemon was arrested for his hijinks. However, instead of serving jail time, he was put to use by the GI Joe team, and ordered to crack Cobra's nano-mites! Availability:
Double Blast: innovative and inquisitive, Charles is able to fix broken down appliances with an almost MacGyver-like skill. This ability got him recruited onto the GI Joe team, who (also taking advantage of his immense muscle) put him to work as a heavy machine gunner. Double Blast comes in Classic and Saga styles!
Firewall: an immature computer hacker whose misanthropic sabotage of government operatives' personal data got her in hot water with the Feds, Michelle LaChance received a once in a life time 'get out of jail free' card by helping the Joes defuse Cobra nano-tech weapons! Availability:
Flint: enlisting after he grew bored with the life of an academic, Flint utilized both his innate intelligence and brash confidence to excel in various elite specialties - which ultimately saw him being recruited onto the GI Joe team by Duke himself! Availability:
GI Joe Greenshirts / Reservists: the GI Joe Reservists, or Greenshirts as they've come to be known, are Joe trainees. These 'kids' are the best conventional American military training has produced, though they need just a bit 'more' to become official Joes. Availability:
Gung-Ho: raised in a swamp, until forced to fend for himself on the streets of New Orleans with naught but a blade, Gung-Ho found his time in Parris Island like unto a vacation. Perhaps that's why the GI Joe team so eagerly recruited him! Availability:
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:
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:
Pathfinder: William was raised with a plethora of wilderness survival skills as he grew up in the Florida Everglades. Using these to excel as the Army's premier jungle missions expert, William proved to be a natural fit for the elite GI Joe team. Availability:
Rock 'n Roll: the Joes' original heavy machine gunner, Craig is from beautiful Malibu, California. He eventually grew up and joined the Army, hoping to make the world a better place, and found that membership in the GI Joe team lets him do just that. Availability:
Sure Fire: though he grew up in abject poverty in an urban crime zone, David made it a point to escape the blight he was trapped within - legally. Having done this, he then became a member of the L.A.P.D., the F.B.I. - and then the exclusive GI Joe team, his diligence finally paying off...! Sure Fire comes in Classic and Saga styles!
Tripwire: one of the single most jittery human beings you're likely to meet, Tormod is seemingly a klutz. Of course, he's the Joe team's ultimate demolitions expert because explosives are the only thing on earth that can calm him down! Availability:
Wet Down: Daniel grew up around the Norfolk naval grounds, and fell in love with all things Navy as a child. Naturally, he enlisted in said armed force as soon as possible, and not only excelled but was one of the youngest recruits to pass the S.E.A.L. training program! Wet Down comes in Classic and Saga styles!
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:
the AWE Striker: a small, lightweight vehicle, this matte black, off-road marvel was first adopted by GI JOE in 1985. Weighing 2.8 tons and armed with a powerful, recoil-less rifle, the AWE Striker can offer the Joes fire support almost anywhere! Availability:
the Cube Cam: this tiny device is one of the Joe team's new tools in its war against Cobra and other terrorists. It's about the size of a normal die, and can both film everything in its vicinity and transmit video directly to a waiting Joe-Com unit! Availability:
the Desert Striker: a further modification of the Joes' VAMP vehicle line, the Desert Striker replaces the original's weaponry with four distinct weapon systems, allowing its occupants to fight Cobra anywhere around it! Availability:
the GI Joe Headquarters: these relatively large, prefabricated compounds can easily be transported and assembled by a small team of Joes in no time. Once assembled, they offer an unparalleled view of their surroundings, and can easily dominate the area with overwhelming firepower. Comes in Classic and Saga styles!
the Joe-Com: the GI Joe Wrist Communicator Device, or Joe-Com, is a wondrously advanced unit developed for the GI Joe team upon its more public reactivation in the year 2001. It allows audio / video communications and vast data storage / transfer! Availability:
the Night Landing Craft: this small, aquatic craft was given to Cutter when he returned to the GI Joe team back in '01. A nocturnal landing boat, complete with a weapons platform built on top of a highly sturdy, yet inflatable boat, it's great for busting drug smugglers or Cobra operatives. The Night Landing Craft comes in Classic and Saga styles!