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Mariah – Part One Thomas Calabrese

By   /  December 31, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  6 Comments

  She was a force of nature … Thomas Calabrese … The Honor Initiative was a 501c3 charitable foundation based in Rancho Santa Fe, California and its Chief Executive Officer was Mariah Martine. The entire west wing of the palatial estate served as the headquarters for the charity and the twenty five acre property was immaculately […]

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Smiling Christmas Viper – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  December 24, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  12 Comments

Best Gift Ever Thomas Calabrese …. As I lie on my deathbed within days or hours of my final demise, I can’t help but look back and wonder how much of this tale is actual fact and how much has been distorted by the gradual destruction of my brain cells from too many years of bad […]

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J.E.F. Part II Thomas Calabrese

By   /  December 17, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  5 Comments

Thomas Calabrese …The Joint Expeditionary Force had been in existence for over three years and had completed twenty four minor missions and seven major ones since its inception. A minor mission was designated as a rescue or assassination and a major mission was an attack on a large hostile force. Ben the Mossad Agent was […]

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J.E.F. – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  December 10, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  9 Comments

  Thomas Calabrese = Part One “Mad Dog” and the Joint Expeditionary Force             The one thousand acre property was located in Northern Israel not far from the city of Tiberias and the Sea of Galilee. It had been the site of a resort and convention complex until it was purchased by private investors for […]

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The Transitioner – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  December 3, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  6 Comments

A different perspective Thomas Calabrese….Tyler Hutchins was twenty four years old and had joined the Marine Corps when he was eighteen, right out of high school and was coming up on his six years anniversary and discharge date. He had four deployments during his enlistment and each one was rougher than the previous. Tyler was […]

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Ring of Truth – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  November 26, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  9 Comments

  The circle was complete… Thomas Calabrese … Lt. Colonel Louis Braddock, United States Marine Corps was stationed at Camp Pendleton from 2003 to 2008, the last three as Battalion Commanding Officer with the Ninth Marines and lived in the San Luis Rey housing area of the base with his wife Ellen, son, Michael and daughter […]

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Pumpkin Pie and Predators

By   /  November 19, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  8 Comments

A lot of things to be thankful for  Thomas Calabrese … A twelve man team fast roped out of the helicopter into the dark of night that was hovering in silent mode and was on the roof of the three story building in less than five seconds. The diversion of a car exploding down the road […]

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Ice & Steel Part II – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  November 12, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  6 Comments

Thomas Calabrese ….Part II Three days later, Charlie and Jack were sitting in their vehicle across the street from Senorita Bonita, a restaurant in Mexicali. “I’ve always hated surveillance,” Jack grimaced as he squirmed in his seat. “That’s coming from a guy who would spend three days in the searing heat or freezing cold to […]

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Ice and Steel – Part I – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  November 5, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  7 Comments

  Heal or Kill – Thomas Calabrese –  Part I ……It was nine pm, Wednesday night and Deputy Ben Allison was working the four to midnight shift in the Douglas, Arizona area. He drove down Pan American Avenue and turned on Tenth Street and pulled into the parking lot of Brasas Grill for his dinner […]

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Zeke the Zombie – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  October 29, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  7 Comments

Born on Halloween Thomas Calabrese … Ezekiel “Zeke” Forrest was a former Marine and aspiring triathlete who lived in Vista, California. He was currently working as a security guard at the San Onofre nuclear power plant during the decommissioning process, three twelve hour shifts from seven pm to seven am, Friday through Sunday, and this was […]

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Keen Eyes – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  October 22, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  6 Comments

See almost everything … Thomas Calabrese ….  John Pacer served eight years in the Marine Corps as a scout sniper, military occupational specialty 0317. He was blessed with twenty/eight vision which means he could see at twenty feet what most people needed to be at eight feet to distinguish.  John not only had keen eyesight, […]

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Spirits In The Ammo Box – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  October 15, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  12 Comments

The immortality of honor and courage Thomas Calabrese …. It was a bitter cold winter morning on January 20, 1968 in Kansas City, Missouri with a wind chill index dipping to ten below zero.  A northern wind cut like a knife through exposed flesh and Gail Chatfield had every reason including avoiding frostbite and hypothermia to […]

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The Three Days of Mai – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  October 8, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  10 Comments

Cannot be measured in time… Thomas Calabrese … Jim “Bud” Anderson was a Navy Corpsman during the Vietnam War and that is where he got the nickname “Bud” because his name was the same as that of Billy Gray’s character in the television series, Father Knows Best that premiered in October, 1954. Jim so embraced his […]

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The Destiny Warriors Part Two – By Thomas Calabrese

By   /  September 24, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  5 Comments

Part Two When Sergeant Slidell returned to Camp Pendleton, he kept what had been happening to him a secret from everybody, but he had to know what was going on so he began a relentless search into the subjects of time travel, fate and destiny. The more he read, the more he realized that there […]

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Destiny Warriors Part One – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  September 17, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  7 Comments

Destiny Warriors – Part One    The Time Has Come …    It seemed that Sergeant John Slidell had always awakened early. Maybe he was just born with an internal alarm o’clock because even as a young boy helping on his family’s  small avocado farm in Escondido, California he would automatically wake up at four am to do […]

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Cry By Thomas Calabrese

By   /  September 10, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  9 Comments

Help Her!!! Thomas Calabrese …Dana Sheridan was driving to work at the Tri City Physical Therapy Center when she began searching the radio for something interesting to listen to and eventually stopped at Johnny’s Morning Show. The radio show was having a contest for listeners who had unique talents and the winning prize was four […]

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Assault River – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  September 3, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  11 Comments

Assault River is not your typical vacation destination… Thomas Calabrese …  The Tassadarian civilization lived on a cold dark planet in the Serpentis Galaxy that was several light years away from planet Earth. The Tassadarians were highly intelligent fierce carnivores who required massive amounts of meat and flesh to nourish their massive brains and powerful […]

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Best Revenge – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  August 27, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  11 Comments

  Sometimes The Best Revenge Is Living Well Thomas Calabrese …  It was May 5, 1969 and my one year tour in Vietnam was slowly dragging to a conclusion. My two best buddies, Larry Farmer and Mike Cassidy had rotated out last month and I’ve stayed to myself since their departure, choosing not to make any […]

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The Candy Apple Woman and The Dandelion Man – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  August 21, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  11 Comments

  Thomas Calabrese …   It was the summer of 1955 in the small city of Lawndale, California located in southern Los Angeles County and bordered by Redondo Beach to the west, Hawthorne to the north and Torrance to the southeast. Little Richie Myers was only five years old and one of the highlights of his […]

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Indian Verdict Desert Justice – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  August 13, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  11 Comments

  Indian Verdict is irrefutable  Desert Justice is merciless… The young Marine walked point and seventy three finely trained seasoned combat veterans carefully followed him down the dusty road in a rocky region of the Helmand Province of Afghanistan. They had traveled three clicks since they left their firebase at 0600 hours on a search […]

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