Born in the land of Potatos known as Ohio Tom lived a boring life. One of the few past times he had was watching fail sports teams and watching a bunch of old people fight over his state. After graduating he moved to Detroit to become a boxer. After 1 week of living in Detroit his car was stolen and he had no money. So he decided to join the Army where he intally failed to complete boot camp. But he was later accepted for the need of more soldiers in the South American theatre.