David "Section" Mason is the main protagonist of the missions that take place in 2025 in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. He was born in 1979, to Alex Mason, and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska. When his mother died, his relationship with his father went south and he made his dad promise to not do any more missions for the military. However, he returned to duty and David was kidnapped by Raul Menendez in 1989, but was rescued by Frank Woods in the end. In 1996, Mason would join the U.S. Navy and eventually rise through the ranks, becoming a Lieutenant Commander and joining SEAL Team Six.