Jerome Johnson and Hector Lennox served for four years in the United States Army and came out both disappointed and disillusioned because they saw no action during their peacetime service. Lennox and Johnson signed up for the Power Broker's strength augmentation process, gaining superhuman strength, and soon joined the Unlimited Class Wrestling Federation.
While wrestling in that league, they were approached by John Walker, then known as the vigilante Super Patriot, to join his group, the "Buckies" (Bold Urban Commandos). As members of the Buckies, they wore costumes modeled on the uniform of the hero Captain America and originally pretended to support him. The group staged a fake attack on the Super Patriot as a publicity stunt at a Central Park rally. The Buckies also threatened and intimidated innocent foreigners as a part of an anti-terrorist campaign. These stunts were opposed and stopped by Captain America.
When the Super Patriot was chosen to replace Captain America on behalf of the U.S. government, he asked if he could still work with the Buckies, but only one member of the group was approved by the government (Lemar Hoskins, who later became the hero called Battiestar). Angered by being left out and feeling betrayed by Walker and Hoskins, Lennox and Johnson assumed the costumed identities of Left-Winger and Right-Winger, and barged in on a press conference for the new Captain America to upstage and embarrass their former friends. They announced John Walker's secret identity on national television before they were stopped, which ultimately led to Walker's parents' death.
Walker sought revenge for his parents' death, and he blamed Left-Winger and Right-Winger for revealing his identity to the public. After a brutal beating, Walker left the two tied up, hanging upside down next to an oil tank. All they had to do was burn through the ropes with one of their torch-weapons before the other torch ignited the tank. They failed to escape in time and were caught in the explosion. They are currently in comas in a Dallas hospital.
Right-Winger possesses superhuman strength and slightly increased resistance to injury.
Right-Winger is a trained solider, and experienced hand-to-hand combatant.
Due to his treatment by the Power Broker, Right-Winger possesses superhuman strength enabling him to lift up to ten tons.
Right-Winger carried a torch-like weapon that served as a type of flame-thrower.
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