Major Neitsch is a character that appears in Call of Duty: Black Ops. He is the RSO that controls the high tech surveillance/camera equipment on the SR-71 Blackbird in the mission "WMD". Major Neitsch is one of the five playable characters in Call of Duty: Black Ops.
- Players that pre-ordered Call of Duty: Black Ops from GameStop or GAME received his flight-suit for their Xbox LIVE avatar or PlayStation Home. The outfit was made available for purchase by everybody after the game's release.
- Neitsch's name was originally Thomas, but Treyarch changed the name to honor a dedicated fan of the Call of Duty series , Jonathan Neitsch, who died of cancer a short time before his 17th birthday.