Fond Military Brat Memories

Foxy Lady

A Jimi Hendrix Memoir.

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416th OMS

A website has been established for the once members of the 416th OMS (Organizational Maintenance Squadron) at Griffiss AFB. If you or your military loved one was once stationed at the now realigned AFB please visit the site and reconnect. http://www.416thsps.com/oms/   0

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G.I. Joe

I am totally disappointed by these G.I. Joe previews I am seeing. Not that it doesn’t look like a good movie—it’s just, well, not G.I. Joe to me. When I first saw the mention of the new “joe” movie it was during the Super Bowl.  I told my husband with great excitement and he shrugged it off. He told me he never really got into G.I. Joe. Honestly, neither did I for that matter, but […]

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More Childhood Adventures in India

In this article, Judy shares more of her childhood in India.

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Old Memories

“When the soldiers used to return from the field after several weeks, they used to come through the housing area. All of us kids, and some of the mothers, would stand outside and watch them as they came through. Most of us were hoping to see our dads. And when we did, there was nothing that could beat that excitement.”

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In Praise of Robert Bauerle

Alex, a Military Brat who grew up in former West Germany, now calls Scotland home and shares with us how one teacher’s influences has lasted a lifetime.

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Vacation Time

“I think that to go on vacation is in my blood. It all started with my parents. I suppose the military lifestyle is to blame, or perhaps something they put into the water on all those army bases. Regardless, my genetic code has altered and mutated to the point where the act of going on vacation has now been passed on to my children as well. That’s how that stuff works.”

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