SSGT. ROCK 'N ROLL (v1)
Series: Twenty Four (2008)
Ssgt. Rock 'n Roll (v1) was released with the second wave of single packs in 2008 celebrating the 25th Anniversary of G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
Ssgt. Rock 'n Roll came with a green helmet, two green bandoliers, a green belt, a gray machine gun with bipod and ammo belt, a green knife, and a black stand.
Birthplace: Malibu, California
Primary Specialty: Infantry
Secondary Specialty: PT Instructor
SSGT. ROCK 'N ROLL was a surfer in Malibu prior to enlistment. He was also a weight lifter and played bass guitar in lock rock bands. Is familiar with all NATO and Warsaw Pact light and heavy machine guns. Graduated: Advanced Infantry Training (Top of Class). Specialized Education: Covert Ops School.
"SSGT. ROCK 'N ROLL is cunning but naive, forceful but shy. Possesses a strong sense of loyalty to his teammates and is sincerely concerned about their wellbeing. A man of honor and integrity who can be counted on to hold the line."
Ssgt. Rock 'n Roll (v1) was carded in two ways: first on a card that emphasized the 25th Anniversary of G.I. Joe, and then on a card that emphasized the G.I. Joe comic.
Versions of Ssgt. Rock 'n Roll (v1)
In 2008, Rock 'n Roll was renamed to "Ssgt. Rock 'n Roll." In 2009, he was renamed again to "Bench-Press." So while there are multiple names, they are all based on the character "Rock 'n Roll."
- Rock 'n Roll (v1) 1982
- Rock 'n Roll (v1.5) 1983
- Rock & Roll (v2) 1989
- Rock 'n Roll (v3) 1991
- Rock 'n Roll (v4) 1993
- Rock 'n Roll (v5) 1997
- Rock 'n Roll / Flint (v6) 2001
- Craig "Rock 'n Roll" McConnell (v7) 2005
- Craig "Rock 'n Roll" McConnell (v8) 2007
- Ssgt. Rock 'n Roll (v1) 2008
- Ssgt. Rock 'n Roll (v2) 2008
- Bench-Press (v1) 2009
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