One of the original 1982 set of G.I. Joe 3 3/4" action figures. Steeler came with an Uzi and this cool looking binocular/visor thing. He wasn’t sold separately but packaged with the MOBAT (Motorized Battle Tank).

And, of course, he is from Pittsburgh.

Filecard:

TANK COMMANDER

Code Name: STEELER

File Name: Pulaski, Ralph W. SN: RA035356098
Primary Military Specialty: Armor
Secondary Military Specialty: Artillery, Transportation Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA Grade: O-1
Steeler comes from a blue collar middle-class background. He put himself through college on an ROTC scholarship and work as a heavy equipment operator. Familiar and proficient with all NATO and Warsaw Pact AFV’s. Graduated Armor School, top of class. Special Training: Cadre-XAFV Project; Artillery School; AFV Desert Exercise; Covert Ops School. Qualified Expert: M-16;M-1911A1; MAC-10; Uzi.
"Young, reckless, often clashes with authority (superior officers), but he’s one tough soldier!"

Comic book appearances:
* G.I. JOE: #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 16, 19, 25, 28, 30, 31, 49, 50, 52, 59, 63, 78, 82, 114
* G.I. JOE: Order of Battle: #2

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Steel"er (?), n.

One who points, edges, or covers with steel.

 

© Webster 1913.


Steel"er, n. Shipbuilding

Same as Stealer.

 

© Webster 1913.

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