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  • Name: Greenshirts
  • Faction: GI Joe
  • Species: Human
  • Function: INFANTRY
  • Division: US Army
  • Sub-Group: Infantry
  • Type: DC
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When the GI JOE Team is on a mission, it is crucial that they keep in contact with each other and with their base operations. Vital information, delivered and transmitted clearly and quickly, can make the difference between a success mission against COBRA, and one that ends badly. Communications specialists are there to operate and repair every piece of equipment that gathers, transmits and relays information, including radios, computers and more. Communication specialist recruits study the "guts" of these machines to know how they work, learn their optimal uses in various situations, and develop their skills to patch them up and rig them for unconventional scenarios that require unique solutions.


Canonical/Pre-MUX/Theme History:

MUX History:

Notable Greenshirt Communications Specialists

OOC Notes

Greenshirts counter Cobra Troopers the same way Steel Brigade are counterparts to Cobra's Vipers. While most Greenshirts are Army Rangers, there are representatives from every branch of the military, as well as personnel from the CIA, DEA, FBI, Homeland Security, and other American organizations with an interest in counter-terrorism and national security.




Jun 08 - Decepticon Attack on Training Grounds

Earlier today, the Decepticon identified as Buzzsaw attacked a squad of greenshirts undergoing demolitions training at an off-site secure location. One jeep was lost to the Decepticons' initial attack, and Greenshirts 34 'Waffles', 62 'Smooth Talk' and 145 'Rocksteady' all suffered minor to moderate injuries from the blast, while 910 was allegedly pinned down and interrogated-slash-injured by the Decepticon before backup could arrive from the nearby military base. Transfers to Joe PIT is in progress. All Greenshirts were reported in stable condition.

Aug 17 - Missing Evac Team

A rescue team went into LA late Friday Night. A large scale battle ensued, involving Autobots and Decepticons against the Quintesson combiner called 'Piranacon' Most of the convoy returned, but several soldiers, among them Cpl Matthew Kane 'Rhino', are MIA. Army Doctor Michel Miller is also reported MIA.


Greenshirts are available to any player as Disposable Characters -- a quick, brief app, and you, too, can play a faceless Greenshirt!

They're also available as Original Characters if you'd like to create a more lasting, fleshed-out Greenshirt.


Preferred Vehicles


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