My character's name is Tommy Pope. Tommy was born and raised in South Philadelphia. He is 42 years old, and married with 3 kids. His upbringing was rough, and was do to the environment of the streets of south Philadelphia . His father was a Navy Boat Patrolman in Vietnam, Alcoholic, worked all the time. Mother also an alcoholic and she worked at the Acme Grocery Store. Tommy hated the neighborhood he grew up in so he joined the United States Marines in the mid 90's. He loved every bit of being a Marine. Toward the end of his service he was sent to Kosovo in 1999. There he saw the aftermath of war, and most importantly the atrocities associated with them. Seeing dead kids is a tough thing to deal with, but he manages. His job while serving was fixing helicopters, and was a gunner while in Kosovo. When he got out of the Marines, he went straight into the Union. Tommy would eventually got married, move out of South Philly into the suburbs. Tommy worked in the Union doing construction for 19 years. When we was 37, he was injured on the job, and a fell on a piece of rebar. The injury caused multiple fractures in his back and ribs. After multiple surgeries he was no longer able to continue to work. Being part of a family, him and his wife decided to adjust their living arrangements. He became a stay at home father, while his wife works. His oldest kid, Ana trains at the local ballet theater. So, when the opportunity presented itself for her to travel to Chernarus for a Ballet field trip, the only way Tommy was going to be comfortable to go is if he went with her. Unfortunately during the immediate outbreak Ana did not make it. His main priority at the moment is survival, and finding out if there is some way he can send a message back Stateside.