Code Name: Airborne
Helicopter Assualt Pilot
File Name: Talltree, Franklin E.
Primary Military Speciality: Airborne Infantryman
Secondary Military Speciality: Helicopter Gunship Gunner
Birthplace: Navaho Reservation, Arizona
Grade: E-5 (Sergeant)
Airborne´s parents are oilrich Navahos who indulged their eldest son with sky-diving leasons. Talltree also studied law and passed the Arizona State Bar exams. Joined the army and opted for airborne training, commenting : “I´d rather jump out of airplanes than writing legal briefs.” Graduated top of class from Airborne School, Fort Benning. Qualified Expert: Hughs Helicopter Chain Gun, M-16, M-60 and M-1911A auto pistol.
“Airborne jokes around and gets loose, but he´s serious too…dead serious. You look at hime and sometimes he´s looking right through you. Must be the Indian in him. The Navahos call it `far-seeing look.` Spooky!”
Green helmet w/goggles