William Stryker Jr. was an army colonel set on destroying mutants. He is responsible for the creation of Wolverine's metal claws and the creation of Weapon XI (Wade Wilson). Over the course of his life he searched for various ways to destroy all mutants. His son Jason Stryker is also a mutant. During an encounter with the X-men, he was killed by a flood while trapped helplessly by Eric Lehnsherr.
Army Cpl. Jason N. Marchand Died October 5, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 26, of Greenwood, W. Va.; assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany; died Oct. 5 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations.
Army SPC Jason E. Ames, 21, of Cerulean, Kentucky. Died August 31, 2005, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of an unspecified cause in a non-combat-related incident in Mosul, Ninawa Province, Iraq.