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Code Name: DUKE
FILE NAME: Hauser, Conrad S.
PRIMARY MILITARY SPECIALTY: Airborne Infantryman
SECONDARY MILITARY SPECIALTY: Artillery, Small arms armorer
BIRTHPLACE: St. Louis, MO
GRADE: E-8 (Master Sergeant)
DUKE was fluent in French, German, and English when he enlisted in 1967. Graduated top of his class at airborne chool, 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 tribesmen 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.
Statement after declining commission: “They tell me that an officer’s job is to impel others to take the risks — so that the officer survives to take the blame in the event of total catastrophe. With all due respect, sir, if that’s what an officer does, I don’t want any part of it.”
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DUKE was fluent in French, German and English when he enlisted in 1967. After graduating at the top of his class from airborne school, Fort Benning, he opted for U.S. Army Special Language School. There, he specialized in Han Chinese and South East Asian dialects and went on to the special forces in 1969. DUKE worked with tribesmen in the boonies of South Vietnam. H ran four different special forces schools and turned down a commission in 1971. This Master Sergeant commands by winning respect. His current assignment is Acting First Sergeant, G.I. JOE team.
Thwart the G.I. JOE adversaries with this Master Sergeant action figure. Complete with weapons, a backpack and a display stand, you’ll want to have this 25th anniversary action figure in your collection!
Contributors: Tony_Bacala, DESTRO