Sgt. Slaughter began his legendary wrestling career in the 1970's and has held titles in the NWA, AWA, & WWF. He reached the pinnacle of professional wrestling in 1991 by defeating The Ultimate Warrior to become WWF Champion. In 2004 he was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame. During the 1980's a fictionalized version of Sgt. Slaughter became part of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline as well as its animated series and comic books. He first appeared in the animated series five-part story arc entitled "Arise, Serpentor, Arise!" In 1989 a special forces team led by Sarge was introduced known as Slaughter's Marauders. Sgt. Slaughter is GI Joe's premiere drill instructor and special forces leader who has proved that no obstacle is too difficult to overcome. When Sgt. Slaughter yells "jump", the men say "how high?"