Code Name: GUNG-HO

File Name: LaFitte, Ettienne R.
SN: MC56488390
Primary Military Specialty: Recondo
Secondary Military Specialty: 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!"



My Personal Notes: Gung-Ho was one of my childhood Joes.  I liked him mostly because of his personality on the TV show.  I kept him complete with his Grenade Launcher, backpack and file card.  He is in decent shape, with small paint wear.