Posts Tagged brat

On The Road Again

” Some times, the moves came as a sort of salvation, delivering me from boredom; other times delivering me from a feeling of strangulation with the same old life.”

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Military Brat Life Expanded

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5-18-2010 Military Brat Life now offers over 100 essays and articles, providing a glimpse inside the world of U.S. Military Brats. Military Brat Life was launched on June 15, 2009 and both preserves the Military Brat culture and offers the civilian public a glimpse into the day to day experiences of Military Brats spanning several generations. “Recently I added several dozen articles which originally were published on Military Brats Online during the […]

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Time Travels

Barbara Matos shows us how to look back backward, and how to look forward too.

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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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Air Force Brat Jeapordy

Here is an interesting game . . .

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Military Brat Caylea Ingram Wins Music Competition

Military Brat Caylea Ingram recently won a songwriting competition on the myairforcelife.com website. The song is called My Life.

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Being An Army Brat

“Being an Army Brat, what does that exactly mean?”

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Vann Baker Interviewed on BRATCON Radio

Vann-Baker.jpgVann Baker, editor/creator of Military Brat Life and Military Brats Online, was a guest on the BRATCon Radio program, to be broadcast on the internet on BRATCON Radio. Learn more about Vann, the websites and how growing up in a military family shaped his life.

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Staying In One Place

“. . . From that day and until some day in the distant future, I will live in the same place.”

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Little Boxes

Remember the song by Malvina Reynolds with the words: “Little boxes on the hillside, little boxes made of ticky tacky, little boxes on the hillside, little boxes just the same.” Military Brats know all about those “little boxes.”

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The Lost Ones

“We saw the world, and were fortunate to have the opportunities we had to visit places and meet people most of our extended families and friends only dream about. All of that comes with a price—we have no where to call ‘home’.”

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Once A Brat by Marilyn C. Morris

Marilyn Morris recounts her honest, heart-felt feelings and experiences growing up in the post World War II and Cold War era in here book Once a Brat. Here is an excerpt from Chapter One.

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Military Brat Wins Music Competition

Listen to Caylea Ingram’s amazing song which all Military Brats can relate to!

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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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First Days as a “Civilian”

Leave the Military Brat life behind and transitioning to civilian life is always difficult. Alex shares with us his story.

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