Gerard era sotto il comando del General Fortean a bordo del Thunderbolt dove gestiva i suoi sistemi d'arma.
After witnessing the intervention of the Hulk stopping a tornado with his hands, Gerard suggested to Gen. Fortean that the Hulk's behavior was random impulse and not calculated.
Hank was trasporting electronic components with Johnny to Vanderberg, when their plane was attacked by the Raiders, who caused an explosive decompression and he was thrown out in the air. He was then rescued and saved by Iron Man.
Hogarth was under the command of the General Fortean aboard the Thunderbolt where he managed his electronic systems.
Aboard the Thunderbolt he witnessed the intervention of the Hulk stopping a tornado with his hands.
A fighter pilot, Smitty and his wingman engaged the rogue War Machine when he flew into restricted airspace. A brief dogfight ended with Smitty's jet being shot down by War Machine. Ejecting, Smitty was threatened in midair by the armored mercenary, who otherwise allowed him to parachute to safety.