The League of Oddfellows
Brutes are big and tough, possessed with great amounts of physical stamina. They can absorb a great deal of punishment before being taken out. They might be a marathon runner, boxer, or bouncer.
Brutes use the rules for Tough Hero presented in d20 Modern, with the following exceptions:
Hit Die: d10
Skill Tree: 3-up
1st level Bonus: +2 to Fortitude saves and Athletics