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The Ghosts (Specialists)
Class: RiflemanA 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: RiflemanA 10th Infantry Regiment (later Special Forces) sergeant who was transferred to the Ghosts in 2005.
Class: DemolitionsA Bundeswehr demolitions specialist. Assigned to the Ghosts in 2003.
Harold "Buzz" Gordon
Class: RiflemanAn 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.
Class: SniperAnother Army Ranger and a sniper. Assigned to the Ghosts in 2007.
Class: SupportA Bundeswehr machinegunner who served with the Ghosts since 2006.
Dimitri ArbatovPresident of the Russian Democratic Union, who wishes to reestablish the Soviet Empire.
Tesfaye WoldeAn 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 AbateAn Ethiopian warlord and a friend of Wolde. Captured by the Ghosts late in the game.
Ariel PriegoThe 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.
Class: CommandoA special forces officer who is the leader of the Ghost squad.
Class: SniperA long established member of the ghosts, Haze tend to be the voice of reason and is the squad's second in command.
Class: GunnerTransferred from the Green Berets, Richter tend to be the Fun Personified in the squad and likes to poke fun at the new recruits.
Class: MedicA former Navy Medic who became the Ghost squad's medic.
Class: ReconA loner who became a Recon
Class: EngineerThe newest recruit for the ghosts.
Ghost LeadThe leader of all Ghost squads and directs the squad's missions. He was a former Ghost.
Class: AssaultA Kazakh commando the Ghosts encounter.
Vladimir MorozovStrashin's right hand man who lead Zemya's attacks.
Yaroslav DemidovA member of the defunct Russian Royalty, Demidov joined Strashin because he was promised that the monarchy would be restored under his rule.
General StrashinThe leader of Zemya who wants to take over Russia.
Yuri TreskayevAn ultranationalist politician who hired Strashin and Morozov to destabilize Russia and her neighbors so that he can be elected over the incumbent.