Posts Tagged Army

A Brat’s Past and Present: Too Close to Home

While Military Brats are known to be a tough and used to seeing men and women in uniform, sometimes something happens that is a bit close to home.

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Living With John Wayne

Greg Kerr brings us a great tribute to his father, his hero.

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Secrets of the Cold War By Leland McCaslin

This forthcoming book by Leland McCaslin, will shed some light on what actually was happening during the Cold War behind the scenes, affecting the lives of Military Brats who were living on military bases with their families throughout Europe and around the world.

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Freedom with Restrictions

We were free to come and go as we pleased on base—as long as we obeyed all the rules!

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My Life as an Army Brat—And Beyond

The very first professional picture taken of me was sitting on a pony, dressed as a cowboy, in McAlester, Oklahoma. The second professional photograph is of me dressed in an Army uniform with Sergeant’s stripes to match my dad’s. Thus began my life as an Army Brat.

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Life in Mannheim, Germany

Some military families hated going overseas, but we viewed it as an adventure. We were told we going overseas to Mannheim, Germany, but all we heard was, “. . . flying on two planes and jet to get there.”

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Dear United States Army

We often talk about the places we lived and what we experienced, but in this letter, Pete gives thanks to the U.S. Army who made his Military Brat experience possible.

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