Spotlight On: GIJoe 25th Anniversary Flint
: Jay Cochran - 2007.07.15
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!
Code Name: FLINT
File Name: Faireborn, Dashiell R.
Primary Military Specialty: Infantry
Secondary Military Specialty: Helicopter Pilot
Birthplace: Wichita Kansas
FLINT was a Rhodes Scholar and earned his degree in English Lit. Bored by the Groves of Acedeme, 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 Warrent Officers School, graduating each with top honors. A thorough tactical planner, FLINT drafted and personally led half dozen rescue missions in hostile territories that for obvious reasons of security were never publicized let alone admitted to.
"We had though COBRA had us in the stinking dungeon for good - so we didn't know what was going down when we heard that chopper comin' in and all the heavy hardware going off like the Forth of July. Then somebody kicked down the door to our cell and whenthe smoke cleared, there was FLINT with that lop-sided grin sayin' "C'mon boys, we're goin' home...'"
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