SGT. SLAUGHTER, the nom de guerra of Robert Remus, was one of the most recognizable grapplers of the 1980s. Sgt. Slaughter became huge in National Wrestling Alliance (NWA), American Wrestling Association (AWA), and the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE). Sgt. Slaughter was also a NWA United States Champion, as well as NWA Tag Team Champion with Don Kernodle. When Sgt. Slaughter’s career exploded, he became one of the most beloved and popular superstars in the WWF during the 1980s, along with Hulk Hogan and Jimmy Snuka. Besides becoming a household name in wrestling, the Sarge also made his name as a popular culture icon for letting the G.I. Joe using him as a toy. Fictionalized versions of Sgt. Slaughter were part of the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toy line, animated series and comic books. Sgt. Slaughter is one of only a few real people to be immortalized as a G.I. Joe figure. Slaughter also appeared twice as a special guest on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!. In 1991, he then won his first and only WWF Championship from the Ultimate Warrior at the year’s Royal Rumble. After his retirement from being a full-time competitor, Sgt. Slaughter then became a commissioner, later a well respected road agent. Sgt. Slaughter was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2004.