That character was nothing but silly.
Married at 21 to Rev.
The colonel says to his man that if he fails again, the chamber won't be empty this time.
Later, he got enrolled at the State University of New York at Geneseo, from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Die Hard 2 was also, as a matter of fact, a result of that very first episode of Tales From The Crypt.
Impersonating Dulles approach controller, Stuart tells the pilots to land in runway 29.