Having spent the last thirteen years of his life as an active duty member of the United States Marine, Jay is a prime example of physical wellbeing. While by no means an example of peak human fitness, he showcases exceptional levels of strength, endurance, speed, and reflexes one would come to expect from a member of the United States Special Forces. He is considered above average for a man of his height, weight, and age, while not possessing any attributes that border on the preternatural.
CHARACTER:Arguably his most prominent attribute is his ability to empathise with others and push them. A natural leader and support, he’s always willing to go the distance to meet somebody in the middle and see their point of view, even if he doesn’t necessarily agree with it. He believes that conversation and collaboration have their place and if often the first to reach out and try to come to an understanding with others. His patience for bullshit is legendary, especially considering the friends he had growing up. He’s not willing to give up on those he cares for, sometimes to his own detriment.
He loves to challenge others and doesn’t take no for answer. He wants to see people succeed, and is willing to go the extra mile to achieve these results whenever necessary. Teaching and training is one of his passions. It’s something that’s been evident since his earliest memories and something he’ll probably hold on to his dying die. He wants to better the people around him and be a force of change for good.
ACE OF ACES: There are few that are more capable in the air than Jay. Much like his father before him, while he is capable on the ground, he’s most at home when he’s in the sky and is considered among the best of the best. Having flown in several combat missions during World War III, he was considered the top active ace within the Marine Corps during the final years of the war (2026-2028.)
SENTINEL SQUAD O.N.E.: Introduced after the mysterious broadcast went wide, this elite team of next generation sentinels were no longer automated nor remotely controlled. Created as a joint venture between the military branches, they acted within their own separate organization known as The Office of National Emergency or O.N.E. Jay was the field lead for the team and piloted the infamous War Machine Sentinel.
The skill and finesse that Jay displayed when piloting such a large piece of equipment was revered, and the ability for the armor to shift between a combat automaton
TACTICIAN: Jay has a mind for strategy and it is often best used in aerial combat situation or operations. However, when it comes to general planning and coordination in other areas, he’s definitely a cut above the rest. While often times goading can get the best of him, when focused his precision and attention to detail is superlative.
MARKSMAN: Due to his many tours of service, as well as a general love and appreciation for firearms, his knowledge and skill with most armaments is well above the average. He has EIC commendations with all active firearms in military service, and is capable enough a shot to make most from the hip with little to no effort.
HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT: He is an above-average hand-to-hand combatant with a focus on throws and disabling his opponents throw the use of join manipulation and holds. Having gone through the rigorous training and recertifications expected as a member of the USMC, he’s capable of holding his own in close-quarters-combat situations with most aggressors.
SURVIVALIST: Like many within the service, being able to survive in less-than-favorable situations is something that one must always be prepared for. Having gone through the infamous SERE training (LEVEL C) he has been trained extensively in not only general wilderness survival, but evasion, escapology, infiltration, and resistance.