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My Worst Year As a Brat

Not all Military Brat experiences were great.

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Accepting Brathood

“Like many other military brats, I also have no place to call home. My civilian friends always laughed at me when we went on school trips because I was apt to call the hotel that we were staying at ‘home.'”

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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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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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A Tribute To Benjamin Franklin Village Mannheim Germany

Vann Baker remembers Benjamin Franklin Village and reflects on how living there from 1962 through 1966 shaped his life.

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The Army Brat Itch

“I now live in Atlanta Georgia and I’m married to a guy who’s had basically 2 major moves in his life. We live in a small 2-bedroom bungalow and we’ve been discussing upgrading to a larger house. Suits me just fine. Or does it?”

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Christmas Time in Deutschland

Remembering Christmases from my childhood at Landstuhl Germany with our German friends for six years.

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Where is Home?

Many brats struggle with “where is home?” Lisa gives us her perspective.

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Another Generation of Brats

Another Military Brat tells her story.

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Moving, Moving, Moving

It’s hard to stop—when you are always moving.

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From Phoenix to Furstenfeldbruck

Traveling overseas for the first time creates powerful memories which last a lifetime.

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