G.I.Joe 

G.I. Joe Inside The Filecards Featuring ‘STALKER’

Story by Staff Writer SHAFT Today I take a look at G.I. Joe ‘Stalker‘. He is listed as “Ranger” and has a PMS of “Infantry” and SMS of “Medic” and “Interpreter”. We once again are into potentially three different US Army branches of Infantry, Medical Department and Military Intelligence, which would not be possible in a real world scenario. First let’s look at the word “Ranger’. This can be ambiguous as the US Army has two different types of Rangers: A soldier going through Ranger School which is open to…

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G.I.Joe 

G.I. JOE INSIDE THE FILECARDS FEATURING ‘BREAKER’

Breaker is interesting in that he only has a PMS listed (Infantry) and no SMS. It also indicates he went to Signal School, which is what MOS’s in the Signal Corps Branch (25 series) go to. So his Infantry PMS and Signal School are very conflicting. What is usually not known is an RTO (Radio Tele-Phone Operator) within an Infantry platoon is not from the 25 series, but rather an 11B Infantryman assigned the radio. They usually give it to someone in the lower ranks (Privates). 25 series MOS’s typically…

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