Spotlight On: GIJoe 25th Anniversary Gung Ho
: Jay Cochran - 2007.07.13
For twenty-five years, the heroic G.I.Joe team has battled the evil COBRA forces with guns, guts, and glory - and loyal fans like you have stood beside them every missile-firing step of the way. Your remarkable dedication to these courageous heroes and menacing villians has made G.I.Joe the unsurpassed icon of action and adventure that it is today. G.I.Joe has risen to the challenge for a quarter of a century, and will continue the fearless fight for years to come. YO JOE!
File Name: LaFitte, Ettienne R.
Primary Military Specialty: Recondo
Secondary Military Specialty: Jungle Warfare
Grade: E-7 (Sergeant)
Birthplace: Fer-de-Lance, LA.
Born into a large back-swamp Cajun clan, GUNG HO moved to New Orleans and won a reputation as a bare-knuckle brawler and knife-fighter to be reckoned with. Joined the Marines at 18 and graduated top of class from boot camp at Parris Island. Attended: Airborne School, Recondo School, and Marine Ordance School. Qualifed Expert: All NATO infantry small arms and most Warsaw Pact infantry weapons, XM-76 Grenade Launcher.
His team members says, "All Marines are crazy but GUNG HO is the hariest, scariest, craziest jarhead that ever scratched, kicked, and bit his way out of that hole-in-the-swamp they call Parris Island!"
Gung Ho is one of 5 figures in the 25th Anniversary (G.I.Joe Set) boxset.
Toys R' US SKU#: 653569267577
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