Monday, September 11, 2017

Task Force Dusty

The Task Force Dusty Roster, AKA, ODA 212
*Because of the rapid expansion of the CLEF in general, and Special Forces (SF) in particular, the Cubans were forced to open the SF selection process to junior enlisted men, and the surprise FSNL invasion meant ODA 212 deployed over T/O but with the majority of its troops straight out of SF training.

Det Commander: CPT Villagrosa (SS/V, BS/V, WLC, SLC, 2 x Combat Jump - WLC, South Leon)
-A former US Army Special Forces NCO with combat experience in Central America during the 1980s, he is thirty-one years old.  He joined the Cuban Liberation Army (CLA) as a Sergeant, jumping into Cuba during the War of Liberation with A Company, 1st Airborne Battalion, becoming its Acting Commander when the Company Commander was killed in action, for which he was decorated with the Estrella de Plata.  Following the War of Liberation, he accepted a commission and became the commander of ODA 212.  He is FEARLESS.

Det NCOIC: MSG Medina (BS/V, WLC, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A former US Army Ranger NCO with combat experience in Panama, he is thirty-four years old.  He joined the CLA as a Sergeant and participated in the brutal mountain fighting during the War of Liberation with the Unconventional Warfare Group's A Company.  He is MOTIVATING.

Det Medic: SSG Miranda (WLC, SLC, 2 x Combat Jump - WLC, South Leon)
-A former NYC paramedic, he is thirty-seven years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private and jumped into Cuba in the War of Liberation with Villagrosa in A Co, 1st Airborne Battalion, where he was decorated for valor and meritoriously promoted to Sergeant.

Det Medic: SGT Eusabio (WLC, SLC, 2 x Combat Jump - WLC, South Leon)
-Former Miami Police Officer, he is twenty-five years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private and jumped into Cuba in the War of Liberation with Villagrosa in A Co, 1st Airborne Battalion.

Team Leader: SSG Ruiz (WLC, SLC, PH, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon) 
-A former US Navy Machinist's Mate, he is twenty-nine years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private and fought in the War of Liberation with 2nd Marine Company, 6th Infantry Battalion, where he was decorated for valor and promoted to Sergeant. Chest Wound, rtn late September

Machine Gunner: SP4 Molina (WLC, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A university student prior to the War of Liberation, he is twenty-two years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private right before the invasion, fighting with C Company, 8th Popular Force Battalion.  He is CROSS-EYED.

Grenadier: SP4 Parra (SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-The son of a fisherman, he is nineteen years old.  He joined the CLEF after the War of Liberation, graduating Boot Camp and immediately applying for Special Forces Selection.

Rifleman: PFC Romero (SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-Recently graduated from high school, he is eighteen years old.  He joined the CLEF after the War of Liberation, graduating Boot Camp and immediately applying for Special Forces Selection.

Assistant Team Leader: SGT Bautista (BS/V (Op Currahee), WLC, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A farmer prior to the War of Liberation, he is twenty-five years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private right before the invasion, fighting with C Company, 8th Popular Force Battalion, where he was decorated for valor and promoted to Sergeant.  He is TOUGH. Rt Shldr Wound, rtn mid Sept

Machine Gunner: PFC Oviedo (WLC, SLC, PH, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A university student prior to the War of Liberation, he is twenty-two years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private right before the invasion, fighting with C Company, 8th Popular Force Battalion. WIA, Medical Discharge due to wounds in Operation Currahee.

Grenadier: SP4 Pineda (SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-An orphan of Castro's henchmen, he is seventeen years old.  He joined the CLEF after the War of Liberation, graduating Boot Camp and immediately applying for Special Forces Selection.  Hs is a MARKSMAN.

Rifleman: SGT Sanchez (BS/V (Op Currahee), SS/V (Op Currahee), PH, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon, Meritorious Promotion to Sergeant (Op Currahee)
-The son of a small town mayor, he is eighteen years old.  He joined the CLEF after the War of Liberation, graduating Boot Camp and immediately applying for Special Forces Selection.  He is CLUMSY. Rt Arm Wound, return early-Aug

Team Leader: SSG Tomas (PH x 2 (both Op Currahee), WLC, SLC, 2 x Combat Jump - WLC, South Leon)
-A former US Army paratrooper, he is twenty-nine years old.  He joined the CLA as a Sergeant and jumped into Cuba in the War of Liberation with Villagrosa in A Co, 1st Airborne Battalion.  He is a BRAWLER. WIA in calf and stomach, rtn early Nov

Machine Gunner: PFC Machado (PH, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A school kid during the War of Liberation, he is eighteen years old.  When a CLA Air Force F-4 Phantom pilot was shot down near his village on the first day of the war, he rushed to the pilot's location, providing food and water, hiding him from Castro-regime patrols, and aiding him in returning to CLA lines.  He spent the rest of the war serving as a guide for CLA forces, enlisting in the CLEF once the war was over and he finished high school. Stomach Wound, rtn mid-Nov


Grenadier: PFC Salena (PH, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-The son of an electrician, he is eighteen years old.  He joined the CLEF after the War of Liberation, graduating Boot Camp and immediately applying for Special Forces Selection.  He is FAST. Chest Wound, rtn mid Oct


Rifleman: SP4 Gutierrez (SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A recent university graduate, he is twenty-four years old.  He joined the CLEF after the War of Liberation, graduating Boot Camp and immediately applying for Special Forces Selection.  Father was Soviet.

Assistant Team Leader: SGT Perena (PH (Op Currahee, WLC, SLC, 2 x Combat Jump - WLC, South Leon)
-A former NCO in the Singaporean Defense Forces, he is thirty-three years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private and jumped into Cuba in the War of Liberation with Villagrosa in A Co, 1st Airborne Battalion.  He is EAGLE-EYED. Head wound, return early Sept

Machine Gunner: SP4 Altuve (PH, WLC, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A former Sergeant in the Cuban Army under the Castro regime, he is twenty-eight years old.  He deserted Castro's forces and joined the CLA as a Private right before the invasion, fighting with C Company, 8th Popular Force Battalion. Leg Wound, rtn mid-Oct

Grenadier: SP4 Montejano (WLC, SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A university student prior to the War of Liberation, he is twenty-two years old.  He joined the CLA as a Private right before the invasion, fighting with C Company, 8th Popular Force Battalion.

Rifleman: SP4 Arroyo (SLC, 1 x Combat Jump - South Leon)
-A high school dropout, he is seventeen years old.  He joined the CLEF after the War of Liberation, graduating Boot Camp and immediately applying for Special Forces Selection.  He is SHADY.




Phase II
Det Commander: CPT Villagrosa FEARLESS. "Grade"
Det Medic: SGT Eusabio "Sox"
Machine Gunner: SP4 Molina CROSS-EYED. "Big Ben"
Grenadier: SP4 Montejano "Pancho"
Rifleman: SP4 Arroyo SHADY. "Shady"
Rifleman: PFC Romero "Rock Steady"

Det NCOIC: MSG Medina MOTIVATING. "Wade"
Det Medic: SSG Miranda "Preacher"
Machine Gunner: SGT Sanchez "Woody"
Grenadier: SP4 Parra "Thumper"
Rifleman: SP4 Pineda MARKSMAN. "Rose"
Rifleman: SP4 Gutierrez "Russian"

WIA:
Assistant Team Leader: SGT Perena EAGLE-EYED. Head wound, return early Sept
Assistant Team Leader: SGT Bautista Rt Shldr Wound, rtn mid Sept
Team Leader: SSG Ruiz rtn late September
Grenadier: PFC Salena FAST. Chest Wound, rtn mid Oct
Machine Gunner: SP4 Altuve Leg Wound, rtn mid-Oct
Team Leader: SSG Tomas WIA in calf and stomach, rtn early Nov
Machine Gunner: PFC Machado Stomach Wound, rtn mid-Nov

Gone:
Machine Gunner: PFC Oviedo Medical Discharge due to wounds in Operation Currahee.






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