-This series takes place between the disbandment in 1995, and the return in 2001 of the GI Joe team.
-Wade Collins was in Vietnam with Stalker, Snake-Eyes and Storm Shadow. He was left behind as dead, ended up a POW for years. After returning to the US, he joined Cobra where he became a Crimson Guardsman, Fred unit. Snake-Eyes and Stalker helped him defect from Cobra to live a life in peace.