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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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The Dangerous Docent – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  July 30, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  12 Comments

The Docent organization was originally made up of volunteer Officer’s Wives, but now included retirees – both male and female who share a love of history on Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base. Some are retired service members and others have no connection with the military at all. Gunnery Sergeant Glenn Pickett has been in the […]

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Crashing Waves – Thomas Calabrese

By   /  July 25, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  13 Comments

Thomas Calabrese …  As soon as the chopper touched down and my boots hit the ground I instinctively moved to the edge of the bluff as if some unseen force was pulling me there while the rest of my platoon walked in the opposite direction. When I looked down at the glistening South China Sea, […]

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The Weight of Justice -Thomas Calabrese

By   /  July 18, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  14 Comments

Is Too Heavy For Some To Carry . Thomas Calabrese ……Brittany Chrisman was twenty nine years old. She joined the Marine Corps when she was nineteen and served six years as a military police officer and was deployed twice to Afghanistan where she received a purple heart and bronze star for her actions when the […]

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Marine Finds Real Fireworks in Oceanside Skies – Oceanside Ace – Thomas Calabrese

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

Shonnie Stevens was the first woman to be assigned to a Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance unit and serve in combat as a company commander. Her father Samuel was a retired Marine Corps Brigadier General and her mother Sierra was a graduate of the Naval Academy and was a former jet fighter pilot. Her older brother […]

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THE UNHOLY TRINITY – Trio Uncovers Conspiracy of Missing Airliner… By Thomas Calabrese

By   /  June 30, 2016  /  The Back Page  /  6 Comments

 Jack Hudson graduated University of California, Berkeley where he majored in communications and Middle Eastern languages then enlisted in the Marine Corps where he served as an officer and interpreter in the Middle East as a liaison between Kurdish forces and Marine Corps units. After his discharge, Jack accepted employment with an international private security […]

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