Characters / Ghost Recon

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    Ghost Recon 

The Ghosts (Specialists)

Will Jacobs

Class: Rifleman
A Special Forces Captain who was assigned to the Ghosts in 2001. He retired as a major after the game, appearing once again as a TV show host in the Xbox version of Ghost Recon 2.

Leah "Lindy" Cohen

Class: Rifleman
A 10th Infantry Regiment (later Special Forces) sergeant who was transferred to the Ghosts in 2005.

Klaus Henkel

Class: Demolitions
A Bundeswehr demolitions specialist. Assigned to the Ghosts in 2003.

Harold "Buzz" Gordon

Class: Rifleman
An Army Ranger and one of the first Ghost operatives. After the events of the game and the expansion packs, he becomes a Lieutenant Colonel, becoming part of the Ghost Command.

Scott Ibrahim

Class: Sniper
Another Army Ranger and a sniper. Assigned to the Ghosts in 2007.

Dieter Munz

Class: Support
A Bundeswehr machinegunner who served with the Ghosts since 2006.


Dimitri Arbatov

President of the Russian Democratic Union, who wishes to reestablish the Soviet Empire.

Tesfaye Wolde

An Ethiopian colonel and warlord who overthrows the government so he can start another war with Eritrea. He was captured along with the rest of his troops at the end of the game.

Ashenafi Abate

An Ethiopian warlord and a friend of Wolde. Captured by the Ghosts late in the game.

Ariel Priego

The leader of the anti-American Cuban political party FDG. He was also captured along with the rest of his troops at the end of the game.

    Shadow Wars 

The Ghosts


Class: Commando
A special forces officer who is the leader of the Ghost squad.


Class: Sniper
A long established member of the ghosts, Haze tend to be the voice of reason and is the squad's second in command.
  • Cold Sniper
  • The Lancer
  • Token Minority: The only Asian in the squad.
  • The Spock: He favors whatever gets the mission done fast. In one mission, he preferred not to rescue the hostages despite pleading from the escaped security guard.


Class: Gunner
Transferred from the Green Berets, Richter tend to be the Fun Personified in the squad and likes to poke fun at the new recruits.


Class: Medic
A former Navy Medic who became the Ghost squad's medic.


Class: Recon
A loner who became a Recon


Class: Engineer
The newest recruit for the ghosts.

Ghost Lead

The leader of all Ghost squads and directs the squad's missions. He was a former Ghost.


Aydana Kozlova

Class: Assault
A Kazakh commando the Ghosts encounter.


Vladimir Morozov

Strashin's right hand man who lead Zemya's attacks.

Yaroslav Demidov

A member of the defunct Russian Royalty, Demidov joined Strashin because he was promised that the monarchy would be restored under his rule.

General Strashin

The leader of Zemya who wants to take over Russia.

Yuri Treskayev

An ultranationalist politician who hired Strashin and Morozov to destabilize Russia and her neighbors so that he can be elected over the incumbent.

    Future Soldier 

The Ghosts (Hunter team)


  • Cunning Linguist: Speaks Russian quite fluently, which comes in handy when the Ghosts are secretly helping loyalist Russians.
  • Player Character
  • The Smart Guy: Handles all the tech in the squad.
  • Token Enemy Minority: Kozak is the son of Russian immigrants. This comes up on occasion, mostly as teasing from 30K, but also by way of having Kozak interrogate a captured member of Bodark, relay messages in Russian to a loyalist general they're secretly assisting, and going solo on a covert mission to rescue the Russian president.

Ghost Lead


  • Cold Sniper: The team sniper and generally quite the professional.


The Ghosts (others)

Scott Mitchell

  • Mission Control: Gives the Ghosts their objectives and feeds them intel.
  • No Name Given: His name is never mentioned in-game, only showing up in the credits.


  • Getaway Driver: She's usually the pilot for Hunter team's extraction helicopter.



  • President Action: When rescued by Kozak and given a weapon, he's more than capable of fighting alongside the Ghost.


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