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Default CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight, US Army Special Forces Warrant Officer

CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight, US Army Special Forces Warrant Officer

Personal Information:
Real Name: Nathaniel Hale Spaight
Rank/Title: Chief Warrant Officer Three (CW3: W3)
Other Aliases: “Master Chief”
Occupation: US Army Ranger, US Army Special Forces Warrant Officer
Affiliations: United States of America, US Army
Legal Status: Citizen of the United States of America with No Criminal Record
Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
Martial Status: Single
Known Relatives: Patrick Henry Spaight, retired General Contractor (father, 58); Amanda Parker Bartlett Spaight, retired Health Care Administration Specialist (mother, 54); Lori Alison Spaight Whitt, Registered Hospital Nurse (sister, 25); Byron Alexander Whitt, Motorcycle Mechanic (brother-in-law, 25); Thomas Jefferson 'T.J.' Whitt (nephew, 7); Samuel Adams Whitt (nephew, 2 years); Rachel Danielle ‘Dani’ Spaight, College Student (sister, 23); Alexander Hamliton Spaight, retired General Contractor (grandfather, deceased); Richard Dobbs Spaight, American Statesman (ancestor, deceased).
Extent of Education: Associates Degree in the Social Sciences, Bachelor of Science degree.
Religion: Non-Denominational Christian (practicing)


Background Information/Origin:

CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight is from Charlotte North Carolina. His family has a long history of service to the American experiment in creating a representative republic that actually goes back to the founding of the United States of America when his ancestor Richard Dobbs Spaight had signed the United States Constitution as one of the three representatives of the state of North Carolina. The Spaight family has felt honor bound to stand for the ideals of the republic, and during the war between the states the Spaight family found itself torn just as badly as the nation they so loved. In the end the Spaight family chose to stand on the side of the supporters of States Rights when Lincoln had ordered the state of North Carolina to muster three regiments to put down the rebellion in the southern states just as the North Carolina Senator Zebulan Vance had done.

CW3 Nathaniel Spaight is the son of Patrick Henry Spaight, a former US Army Corps of Engineers non-commissioned officer whom had fought in Vietnam during the late-60s and early-70s. Nathaniel followed his family’s longstanding tradition of joining the United States Army, but broke ranks when he chose to join the US Army Rangers instead of pursuing a career as a Combat Engineer. Shortly after completing Airborne Training, Nathaniel had qualified for Ranger School in 1990 where he excelled in the high-stress combat situations and conditions he found himself in. Nathaniel had earned his Combat Infantryman’s Badge during combat missions undertaken during Operation Desert Storm. He was captured behind enemy lines during a deep penetration raid when he remained as a rearguard so the rest of his squad to escape, earning the award of the Prisoner of War Medal and the Bronze Star w/’V’ device for valor. Nathaniel's military career had almost ended when he nearly received a medical discharge due to the near fatal injuries he suffered during the infamous ‘Blackhawk Down' incident in Mogadishu in late-1993 that included him being shot several times in the chest, face and right shoulder. After he recovered from his injuries, Nathaniel was allowed to reenlist and was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

After four more years in the 75th Infantry Regiment (Ranger) Nathaniel had acquired a private pilot license, a dive training certification certificate, as well as having acquired a second MOS as a US Army Special Operations Diver. With these additional training that he had followed allowed him to become qualified to be accepted into the US Army Special Forces Warrant Officer program. Nathaniel spent almost three years in the US Army Special Forces before he requested transfer back to the 75th Infantry Regiment (Ranger) to work at training personnel as Special Operations Divers.

In the wake of the September 11th Terrorist attacks in 2001 CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight took part in the liberation of Afghanistan, and continued to volunteer for several additional tours of duty flushing out al-Qaeda operatives in the mountainous region where he had become a legend among the locals for his ability to ferret out the terrorists and Taliban supporters form their hardened bunkers in the various cave complexes without a loss of life among the squads he would lead.

During his assignment to Afghanistan CW3 Spaight repeatedly volunteered for multiple tours that sent him up into the mountains hunting down al-Qaeda and Taliban loyalists, but when Operation Iraqi Freedom was announced he requested transfer to one of the units that was to take part in the Operation. CW3 Spaight found himself transferred to the 101st Infantry (Air Assault) Division and took part in many of the instrumental battles during the liberation of Iraq. During his actions during the fall of Bagdad, he was awarded a medal by his commanding officer who had witnessed his gallantry and valor during the fighting when he saved the lives of Iraqi children who had been caught in the line of fire of a squad of Iraqi Republican Guard.


Service Record & Advanced Education:

1989-1993: Enlists in the US Army (1989). Basic Combat Training (1989). Airborne Infantry Training (1989). Ranger Indoctrination Program (1989). Operation Just Cause (1989). Awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (1989). Promoted to the rank of Private First Class (1990). Operation Desert Shield (1990). Operation Desert Strom (1991). Promoted to the rank of Specialist (1991). Held as a prisoner of War for two weeks (1991). Operation Enduring Hope (1992). Operation: Gothic Serpent (1993).
1993-2001: Re-enlists in the US Army (1993). Promoted to the rank of Sergeant (1993). d (1994). d (1995). d (1996). Warrant Officer Candidate School (1997). Given a Warrant Officer Commission as a Warrant Officer (1997). Operation Allied Force (1998). d (1998). Promoted to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer Two (1999). Joint Forge (2000). d (2001).
2001-2007: d (2001). d (2002). d (2003). d (2004). d (2005). D (2006). D (2007).
2007-Pres.: d (2007). d (2008). d (2009). d (2010).


Medals, Ribbons, Decorations, Awards & Qualification Badges:

Left Breast: Silver Star, Soldier’s Medal, Bronze Star w/’V’ for Valor, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Prisoner of War Medal, Army Good Conduct, National Defense Medal w/2 stars, South West Asia Service w/2 stars, Kosovo Campaign, Afghanistan Campaign, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terrorism: Expeditionary, Global War on Terrorism: Service, Korea Defense Service, Outstanding Volunteer Service, Army Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development, Army Service, Army Overseas Service w/2 stars, Multi-National Force, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Emirate of Kuwait).
Right Breast: Army Presidential Unit Citation, Army Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Superior Unit Award.
Qualification Badges: Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Parachutist Wings, Air Assault Badge, First Class Diver Badge, Special Operations Diver, Pathfinder’s Badge, Expert Marksman Badge (w/Rifle, Pistol, and Sub-machine gun), Ranger shoulder tab, Airborne shoulder tab, Special Forces shoulder tab.
Foreign Awards: British Parachutist Wings, Polish "Odznaka Spadochronowa" parachutist wings, German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Silver), German Armed Forces Parachutist Badge (Bronze), German Armed Forces Badge for Weapons Proficiency (Bronze).
Challenge Coins: US Army Service, Cold War Victory, Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, US Army Special Forces,


Statistical Information:

CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight, US Army Special Operations Detachment OiC: adult Caucasian male Fast 3/Recon 4/Special Operations 3 (10th Level). Init: +13 (+3 Dex, +10 Misc.), Spd: 30ft.; Def: +21/+29 (+8 Class, +3 Dex, +8 Equipment, +0 Misc.); HP: 102; Atk: +8, +11 unarmed (fist/foot, 1d4+2), +11 melee (pistol whip, 1d4+2, Crit: 20), +11 melee (rifle butt, 1d6+2, Crit: 20), +11 melee (M-9 Bayonet/Survival Knife, 1d6+2, 19-20/x2), +11 melee (Combat Kukhri, 1d8+2, 18-20), +11 melee (Ranger Tomahawk, 1d8+2, 18-20), +13 ranged (Beretta 92F-M 9mm auto pistol, 2d6, Crit: 20, 30ft Rng, 8rd), +14 ranged (H&K Mk 23 SOCOM .45ACP automatic pistol w/silencer & laser sight, 2d6, Crit: 20, 30ft Rng, 12rds), +15 ranged (Colt M4A1 5.56mm Carbine, 2d8+3, Crit: 20, 60ft Rng, 30rd), +7 ranged (M203 40mm Grenade Launcher, 4d10 ‘beehive’ shotgun/3d6 fragmentation/2d6 white phosphorus, Crit: 20, 20ft Rng/10ft radius/20ft radius, 1rd.), +15 ranged (FN SCAR-L/Mk.16 5.56mm assault rifle, 2d8+3, Crit: 20, 80ft Rng, 30rds.), +15 ranged (FN SCAR-H/Mk.17 7.62mm assault rifle, 2d10+3, Crit: 20, 90ft Rng, 20rds.); SQ: Talents (Full Alert, Tactical Action), Camouflage, Mental Toughness, Silent Kill +1d6, Hostage Rescue, Cat Nap, Advanced Training (Marksmanship 1, Sharpshooter 1-3), Occupation (Military - knowledge: tactics & move silently), Advantages & Distinctions (Academic Degree: Associates Degree in the Social Sciences 1pts, Military Rank: W-3, Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 8pts.), Disadvantages & Flaws (Phobia: Fire 2pts.; Duty/Responsibility: Challenging, Hazardous, Restricted Movement, & Restricted Communication 11pts.; Heroic Code/Loyalty 2pts.; Quirk: Prone to giving History and Civics Lectures 1pt.; Intolerant: Liberals & Anti-Military Advocates 2pts.; Bodily Marked: Difficult to Conceal tattoo on right forearm 2pts); SV: Fort +7, Ref +9, Will +6; Sz: Medium, Rep: +7; Action Pts: 21; Wealth: +18; Attr: Str 14 (+2), Dex 16 (+3), Con 14 (+2), Int 16 (+3), Wis 14 (+2), Cha 12 (+1).
Personal Belongings: d, a Panasonic Toughbook laptop computer w/a rechargeable battery, a personal radio & tape player w/rechargeable batteries, iPod w/60GB of assorted music & rechargeable batteries, several notebooks, several sketch books, several ink pens & lead pencils w/spare lead, a couple of paperback novels, a couple of magazines, a duffel bag w/civilian clothes (a tan ball cap, a pair of light grey slacks, a white shirt, a black jacket, a black tie, 2 light tan shirts, 2 pairs of khaki cargo pants, a khaki cargo vest, 2 off-white long sleeve tee-shirts, 2 pairs of jeans, 8 pairs of boxer briefs, 8 tee-shirts, 8 pairs of socks, a pair of dark tan hiking boots), a duffel bag w/a full set of uniforms (Army Dress Blues, Army Mess Dress Blues, Army Class-A Service Dress Uniform, Army Class-B Service Dress Uniform, Army black all-weather trench coat, black cardigan sweater, white cardigan sweater, black pullover sweater, black windbreaker, garrison cap, 8 sets of Army Combat Uniforms, 2 field jackets, 4 physical fitness uniforms, 4 improved physical fitness uniforms, a pair of dress shoes, a pair of running shoes).
Personal Gear: a pair of Uvex XC protective eye wear, sun/wind/dust goggles, pocket survival tool, glass cutter, zippo cigarette lighter, 1 set of dogtags w/silencers, a stainless steel cross, tan beret (w/flash or w/o flash), sand/black Shemagh headdress, Army Battle Dress Uniform (tunic and trousers), a BDU web belt w/buckle, light brown undershirt & underwear, a pair of cushion soled socks, a pair of combat boots, a quartz military watch, a skull bean pace cord, Nomex flight gloves, a small pocket bible (WW2 US Army issue originally carried by grandfather & father), St. Christopher’s medal, an extra long Rosary necklace w/black hematite beans & a silver crucifix.
Tactical Equipment: PASGT Ballistic Helmet (DM: +2; DR: 0; ACP: -1), D.A.P./M-Tac 300 Level IIIA Ballistic Vest (DM: +5; DR: 3; MDB: +4; ACP: -1), Under Armor shirt & leggings (DM: +1; DR: 2; MDB: +5; ACP: n/a), Knee/Elbow pads (DM: n/a; DR: 2; MDB: n/a; ACP: n/a).
Field Equipment: AN/PVS70 nightvision goggles & hard box w/ batteries, Spare batteries for flashlight 2 sets in plastic bag, Motorola Saber-1R two-way radio w/handmic &earphone, maglight flashlight, 1 pocket knife/Leatherman/Gerber, Trifold entrenching tool (combo shovel/saw/axe), Strobe light, 50' nylon rope, repelling harness, spare batteries, spare com wire, Spare Battery for Platoon/Squad radio, M40 Gas Mask, 2 MOPP suits, LBE (pistol belt, H-type suspenders, 2 5.56mm magazine pouch w/3 clips each, first aid dressing pouch, compass pouch, pistol holster, 2 9mm magazine pouch w/2 clips each, radio pouch), 3 2-quart canteen w/canteen cover & canteen cup, canteen cup cook stove, Folding E-tool and carrier, M9 bayonet w/scabbard (works with scabbard to serve as wire cutters, the scabbard also serves as bottle opener, screw driver, & sharpening stone), first aid dressing, lensatic compass, crookneck flashlight, 3-day pack, 6 MREs, 10 Chemlight (2 red, 2 green, 2 yellow, 2 orange, 2 blue), 2 Infrared Chemlight, MOLLE system (includes a modular rucksack w/removable compartments & components, a fighting load vest, and an on-the-move hydration system), Soft Cover, Boonie Hat, wool watch cap, wool scarf, wool sweater, black leather gloves, wool glove liners, Poncho & poncho liner, field jacket & field jacket liner, Extended Cold Weather Clothing System (parka & trousers), Polypropolyne underwear, a spare pair of Uvex XC protective eye wear, 2 spare sets of ACUs, 2 sets of undershirts & underwear, 4 pairs of cushion soled socks, 1 pair of spare boots, 1 set spare boot laces, 20 magnesium flares, sunscreen, gun cleaning kit (contains: 1 Steel barrel rod with swivel handle, 3 Steel barrel rod extenders, 1 Double-ended nylon gun brush, 1 Shotgun adaptor, 1 Slatted patch holder, 1 Bottle of gun oil, 1 Package of cotton cleaning patches, 1 Silicon gun cloth), Shelter Half (canvas sheet, 4 metal tent pins, 3 section tent pole and 1 line), personal first aid kit (2 syringes of morphine, 1 roll of sterile gauze, 1 roll elastic tape, several field dressings, antiseptic, burn cream, band-aids), camouflage GORE-Tex bivouac shelter, Waterproof bag, extreme cold weather sleeping bag, Isomat (foam sleeping pad), 5-gallon solar shower, water filter, bottle of 20 water purification tablets, magnesium firestarter, Mess kit (can opener, pan, utensils), personal commode, field washstand, 4 bungee cords, 4 210rd bandoliers of 5.56mm ammo, 2 200rd SAW drums, 2 belts 7.62mm Linked ammo, camp stove, 6 sandbags, a Montague ‘Paratrooper’ tactical folding all-terrain mountain bike.
Weapons: M4A1 5.56mm Carbine w/7 magazines, M9 9mm automatic pistol w/5 magazines, M9 Bayonet, 6 M67 Fragmentation Grenades, 1 M15 WP Grenade, 1roll Det Cord (Dmg: 2d6/+1d6 to +4d6, 5ft radius, Ref DC: 12), 1kg block C4/Semtex (Dmg: 4d6/+2d6, 10ft radius/+2ft radius, Ref DC: 18), 2 M18A1 Claymore landmine (6d6, Crit: 20, 60ft cone, Ref DC: 16), 6 blasting caps, 1 section of fuse a few meters, 2 M72A3 LAW rocket launchers, 1 M136 AT4 84mm rocket launcher.
Home/Residence: d.
Vehicle/Transportation: d
Pets/Animal Companions: d.
Skills: Balance +6 (+3, +3 ranks), Climb +6 (+2 Str, +4 ranks), Computer Use +4 (+3 Int, +1 ranks), Craft: Structural +6 (+3 Int, +2 ranks, +1 misc.), Craft: Visual Arts +6 (+3 Int, +3 ranks), Demolitions +8 (+3 Int, +3 ranks, +2 misc.), Disable Device +6 (+3 Int, +3 ranks), Drive +4 (+3 Dex, +1 ranks), Hide +10 (+3 Dex, +5 ranks, +2 misc.), Jump +6 (+2 Str, +4 ranks), Knowledge: Behaviourial Sciences +6 (+3 Int, +3 ranks), Knowledge: Civics +6 (+3 Int, +3 ranks), Knowledge: Current Events +6 (+3 Int, +3 ranks), Knowledge: tactics +18 (+3 Int, +10 ranks, +5 misc.), Listen +10 (+2 Wis, +7 ranks, +1 misc.), Move Silently +12 (+3 Dex, +8 ranks, +1 misc.), Navigate +8 (+3 Int, +5 ranks), Pilot +12 (+3 Dex, +9 ranks), Profession: Military +8 (+2 Wis, +6 ranks), Read/Write: English, Read/Write: Persian, Read/Write: Arabic, Search +10 (+3 Int, +7 ranks), Speak: English, Speak: Hebrew, Speak: Persian, Speak: Pashtu, Speak: Arabic, Speak: Kurdish, Speak: Assyrian, Spot +16 (+2 Wis, +12 ranks, +2 misc.), Survival +12 (+2 Wis, +8 ranks, +3 misc.), Swim +8 (+2 Str, +3 ranks, +3 misc.), Treat Injury +4 (+2 Wis, +2 ranks), Tumble +12 (+3 Dex, +9 ranks).
Languages: English (native), Persian/Farsi (fluent), Arabic (fluent), Pashtu (speak-only), Hebrew (speak-only), Kurdish (speak-only), Assyrian (speak-only), d (literate-only), d (literate-only), d (literate-only).
Feats: Aircraft Operation (helicopter), Amphibious Assault Training, Combat Martial Arts, Educated (knowledge: civics & knowledge: current event), Endurance, Exotic Weapons Proficiency (helicopter vehicle weapons), Improved Initiative, MOS Diver, MOS Rifleman, Jump School, Personal Firearms Proficiency, Simple Weapons Proficiency, Teamwork (US Army), Toughness, Urban Warfare College, Weapon Finesse, Weapon Focus (rifle).


Physical Information:
Ethnic Group: Caucasian
Gender: male
Sexual Orientation: heterosexual
Age: 39 (20 January 1971)
Height: 6' 3½"
Weight: 210lbs.
Hair Colour: Reddish brown w/graying temples
Eye Colour: Hazel
Physical Appearance: CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight is a somewhat attractive looking 38yr old Caucasian male in excellent physical condition for a man his age, height and build who engages in moderate regular exercise on a daily basis.
Distinguishing Physical Characteristics: CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight has several nasty looking scars on his back, left wrist, right shin, right thigh, and right hip. He has the symbol of the fictitious 'Arashikage ninja clan' tattooed on his right forearm.
Normal Attire: CW3 Nathaniel Hale Spaight wears his US Army Combat Uniform that consists of a tan beret (w/flash and rank insignia), a sand/black Shemagh headdress, an ACU jacket, a pair of ACU trousers, a light tan moisture wicking tee-shirt & boxers, a pair of brown cushioned soled socks, a pair of desert tan hot weather combat boots, a quartz military watch, a pair of sage Interceptor-X gloves, a set of dogtags w/black silencers, a pair of Uvex XC protective eye wear, a pair of sun/wind/dust goggles, a pair of tactical knee & elbow pads, a PASGT ballistic helmet w/an ACU 2005 Pattern Helmet Cover, MICH 2000 Helmet attachment w/NVG Mount (Die-cut Black EVA Inner Pad), a helmet band, ACU D.A.P./M-Tac 300 Level IIIA Ballistic Vest w/groin & bicep protectors, Coyote Brown Chest Rig w/pouches holding 4 M4 magazines, crookneck flashlight, a PRC 148 Radio w/a headset, an M4 5.56mm carbine w/an M4 Butt Stock magazine pouch holding 2 spare M4 magazines.
Quote(s): "Ah crap, this is gonna hurt."
“Oh yeah, this is gonna hurt in the morning.”
“In the end, all that matters is what you've done.”
“Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker.”
"There's a time when a man has to realize that he needs to take a stand and fight for what he believes in. And there are times when a man realizes that he needs to accept that his hopes and dreams have been lost, that ship has already set sail and that only a fool would attempt to continue with that course. And the truth is that I've always been a fool."








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Fuck being a hero. Do you know what you get for being a hero? Nothing! You get shot at. You get a little pat on the back, blah blah blah, attaboy! You get divorced... Your wife can't remember your last name, your kids don't want to talk to you... You get to eat a lot of meals by yourself. Trust me kid, nobody wants to be that guy. I do this because there is nobody else to do it right now. Believe me if there was somebody else to do it, I would let them do it. There's not, so I'm doing it.

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