Repeater v2 – Night Force
Code Name: Repeater
Steadi-Cam Machine Gunner
File Name: Therien, Jeffrey R.
Primary Military Speciality: Infantry
Secondary Military Speciality: Heavy Weapons
Birthplace: Cumberland, Rhode Island
With close to twenty years in the Army, Repeater never got any higher in rank than E-6. His performance in the field was always top-notch but he could never hack it in the garrison He´s not a barracks soldier and never could be. But send him out in the bush beyond the furthest base camp, and you´ll find that he´s the one the other grunts want to soldier with – because he´s the one who´s going to bring the grunts back in one piece! As Night Force´s machine gunner, Repeater has to draw enemy fire while his unit moves in to get the mission accomplished. It´s a tall order, but this tough guy is not one to disobey an order!
“Being the machine gunner is probably the toughest job in an infantry squad. For one thing, he´s got the heaviest load to carry. Secondly, as soon as he starts firing, the enemy knows where he is and he becomes their primary target. Thirdly, the squad depends on him to provide manoeuvring cover. Your machine gunner should always be the strongest, most stand-up trooper you have…”