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Tue Apr 24th, 2018 @ 4:07pm
Gunnery Sergeant Alvin McCaffery
Name Alvin Louis McCaffery
Position Weapons Specialist
Rank Gunnery Sergeant
|Hair Color||Dark Gray|
|Physical Description||Alvin is a tall, stocky, fit man with a clean shaven look. He has had his fair share of battle scars throughout his 23 years of continuous service with the U.S.M.C.|
Personality & Traits
|General Overview||Alvin was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on the 27th of February 1977. He graduated high school in 1994 with a 2.8 G.P.A. Shortly after graduation he enlisted into the U.S. Armed Forces against his father's wishes where he began his career as a United States Marine which ultimately led him to his current posting at the SGC.|
|Strengths & Weaknesses||Alvin is a expert with small arms, heavy weapons, reconnaissance and tactics. A good communicator and strong leader to the enlisted men under him. He has a strong sense of duty and courage. He isn't one to back down from a fight. The enlisted men under his command have expressed that he is a bit of a hard-ass but they learn a lot from him. He is also a man that is not willing to leave another person behind.|
|Ambitions||Alvin is a lifer to the Armed Services. He sees himself aspiring through the ranks and working hard to achieve his career goals. It is probably one of the major reasons why he and his wife Phyllis separated and divorced.|
|Hobbies & Interests||Competition shooting, playing paintball, riding motorcycles and atvs, bowling, cornhole, reading fantasy and science fiction novels.|
|Personal History||Alvin grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana. He would spend his summers in Missouri playing around in the Ozarks growing up. He comes from a common middle class family. His family wasn't well off but they got by. His father was a steel worker and his mother a registered nurse at the Municipal Hospital in town. He wanted to go to college but knew neither he nor his family could afford to send him. So he opted to go into the military much against his father's wishes.
After completion of basic training first assignment was to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) in the Force Recon platoon. Since then he has operated in Somalia, Kuwait, Iraq, Yemen, and Afghanistan before he was transferred out of the Fighting 13th to Cheyenne Mountain and the SGC where he has been ever since.
|Service Record||Enlisted in July 1994 completing basic training at Parris Island, S.C.
Entered into his MOS 0326 (Reconnaissance Marine, Parachute and Combatant Diver Qualified) training at Camp Pendleton, California. After training Alvin was in several Black Operations which quickly advanced him through the enlisted ranks.
Around 2005, he was given Top Secret Clearance and sworn to secrecy as he and several others in his Platoon were transferred from Camp Pendleton to Stargate Command and sent through the Stargate to help in defense of the Atlantis Base in the Pegasus Galaxy. There he assisted in the defense against the alien species known the Wraith from wiping out the inhabitants and taking control of the Outpost. He was permenantly assigned to the outpost and perform several off-world missions in the Pegasus Galaxy and assisted in the outpost's defenses before Atlantis returned to Earth.
Now, 2017 he is still assigned to the SGC as an E-7.
|Spouse||Phyllis - (Divorced)|
|Children||Jacob - (17 living with his mother)
Keleigh - (18 living with her mother and a Senior in High School)