"Players and Pawns, Part One of Five"
*Five new Joes are introduced, and Daina, former member of the October Guard is given a codename. Cobra Commander returns to the leadership position in the Cobra organization. Destro walks away from Cobra and the Baroness doesn't. Barrel Roll is inserted into an undercover position in Cobra. Sierra Gordo is invaded by a mysterious high tech army.
5 completely new Joes are introduced: Hacker, Depth Charge, Mayday, Barrel Roll, and Mariner. Daina, formerly of the October Guard, is introduced with a new codename, Vorona. The Greenshirt trainees the Joes were using before are no longer in service with the Joes until they are full team members.