Code Name: Flint
File Name: Faireborn, David R.
Primary Military Speciality: Infantry
Secondary Military Speciality: Helicopter Pilot
Birthplace: Lincoln, England
Flint was a child prodigy – and earned his degree in English Lit. at the age of 16. Bored by the academic work, 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 Warrant Officers School…graduating from each with top honours. A thorough tactical planner, Flint drafted and personally led a half dozen rescue missions in hostile territories that for obvious reasons for security where never publicised let alone admitted to. Always wear a U.S. army belt – an honorary award for his part in certain hush-hush missions.
“We had thought COBRA had us in the stinking dungeon for good – so we didn´t know what was going on when we heard that chopper commin´ in and all the heavy hardware going off like Guy Fawkes night. Then somebody kicked down the door to our cell and when the smoke cleared there was Flint with that lopsided grin sayin´ “c´mon boys, we´re going home…”