Posts Tagged Military Brat

A Look Back In Time by Bernard N. Lee, Jr.

A Look Back In Time: Memoir of a Military Kid in the Fifties by Bernard N. Lee, Jr. Bernard N. Lee, Jr. is the oldest son of a career veteran of the US Army. Together with his sisters, Bernadine and Almaneta, and his brother, Mercer, he traveled throughout the United States and Europe during his childhood. The places he traveled, the people he met, and the stories he remembers are shared in this memoir. A […]

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The Heidelberg Castle Illumination

While it was hard to find a 4th of July fireworks celebration in the heart of Germany in the early 1960s, there was always the Heidelberg Castle illumination, which promised to be every bit as exciting.

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Family Secrets – Part 1

This is a story that could not be told for 20 years of a spy and his family. Learn about how he became a spy, the cover ups and the many secrets. And that was just his family that lived among you.

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Family Secrets – Part 5

Life became twice as large when the family moves into Tokyo. Too soon it’s over and the family has to escape from murder.

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DANDELION

The Dandelion is the official flower of the Military Brat. I am the team leader of the Military Brats Street Team on Etsy. Etsy is a website to sell handmade arts and crafts.

Every April (The month of the Military Child), I challenge my team to make items with a dandelion theme. It’s pretty amazing what these artists come up with! I was inspired to write the Dandelion poem during one of our team challenges.

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The Boys From Clarey Avenue by Michelle Batson

Michelle Batson writes of a protagonist who is a Military Brat facing life in not only another new school, but in a civilian school, something many Military Brats can relate to.

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The Trip to India

“Our trips to and from India were marathons . . . with many stops along the way, but the experiences were well worth it.

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Culture Shock

After spending several years overseas, culture shock when returning to the United States is a given.

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From Mannheim, Germany to El Paso, Texas, USA

This article is about moving from Germany to the USA and adjusting to a totally different place and the problems Military Brats face with being the “new” kid in school.

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Know Thy Neighbor

Living in assigned quarters on any military post means living where you are told to live, unlike civilians who get to choose where they want to live and what schools their children can go to. James offers some insights into life on post.

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Perceptions

James (Jim) Kidd explains how important perceptions are and the relationship we all share with our parents who wanted more for us than they had while growing up.

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