The history of Hawk is only known to himself. . He has a knack for spotting talents in all branches of the military and recruiting them for his team. Though he is rarely seen getting his hands dirty in the thick of action, when he actually does, one can see why he is the G.I. Joe's commander. He is smart and unafraid. With these qualities despite being an enigma, every member of G.I. Joe follows his orders without question.