I have been SLOWLY working on some Vietnam era US Army Special Forces soldiers aka Green Berets. The main problem I run into is finding the green berets with the Special Forces Crest attached to the flash. I've gotten a couple of the Green Beret John Wayne figures and have popped off his rank...
I finally got around to finishing my first custom figure. This one is for a friend. My friend decided he didn't want the figure permanently affixed to the diorama so for now we're going with a standard crotch stand. I have some various backgrounds I could use to put behind the figure but the...
Ethan "Hitman" Jackson is the main character of J. S. Economos' novel, Gentle Propositions, and its in-progress sequel. As a fresh-faced Special Forces soldier, Ethan gets more than he bargained for when he finds himself assigned to MACV-SOG. He finds himself running black operations in Laos and...
"They dedicate their lives
To running all of his.
He tries to please them all -
This bitter man he is.
Throughout his life the same -
He's battled constantly.
This fight he cannot win -
A tired man they see no longer cares.
The old man then prepares
To die regretfully -
That old man here is...
With this bash I aim to represent a "salty" Special Forces Master Sergeant with his green beret and his insignia, so I chose as a setting a "capabilities demonstration" for some VIPs visiting 3rd Group's home, down at Ft Bragg NC in the 2011/12 timeframe.
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DELTA Taking fire!!! I love this head sculpt!!!
1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta (1st SFOD-D), popularly known as Delta Force, is a U.S. Army component of Joint Special Operations Command. It was formerly listed as the Combat Applications Group (CAG) by the Department of...
"GET UP! LET'S GO! YOU'VE GOT 2 MINUTES TO GET OUT TO THE HELICOPTER!"
Pararescuemen, also known as PJs (Pararescue Jumpers), are United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) and Air Combat Command (ACC) operatives tasked with recovery and medical treatment of personnel in...
Here's my last "kitbash" about Level Zero Heroes MARSOC Operator.
I create him using a public video about MARSOC in combat, especially for the rifle configuration.
Real snapshot of the rifle :
1/6 weathered :
Here is the complete figure, lighty weathered (I didn't want to put it...
I was inspired to do a bash of the operator on the left side of this photo:
Helping patients in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan by The U.S. Army, on Flickr
Just recently, I realized I could do it almost entirely as a parts-box bash, with a few modifications to the reference photo for what I had...