Code Name: Gung-Ho
File Name: LaFitte, Ettienne R.
SN: MC 564-88-390
Primary Military Speciality: Recondo
Secondary Military Speciality: Jungle Warfare, Training Instructor
Birthplace: Fer-de-Lance, La.
Grade: E-7 (Sergeant)
Born into a large back-swamp Cajun clan. Gung-Ho moved to New Orleans and won a reputation as a bare-knuckle brawler and knife-fighter to be reckoned with. Joined the Marines at 18 and graduated top of class from boot camp at Parris Island. Attended: Airborne School, Recondo School, and Marine Ordnance School. Qualified Expert: All NATO infantry small arms and most Warsaw Pact infantry weapons, XM-76 Grenade Launcher.
Zap says “All marines are crazy but Gung-Ho is the hairiest, scariest, craziest jarhead that ever scratched, kicked and bit his way out of that hole-in-the-swamp they call Parris Island!”