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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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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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A Military Brat in Karlsruhe Germany

In the summer of 1960 my Father received orders for a tour of duty in Germany. Our home for the past three years had been the town of Stillwater Oklahoma. Dad was an Army captain in the Engineer Corps who had been one of just a few active-duty personnel assigned to an Army Reserve unit. I had no idea how living in Karlsruhe Germany would be so different from living in the United States of America.

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Our Families

Military life is different from the way that most kids grow up in the civilian world. Only those of us who have lived as Military Brats really understand what that means.

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A Love of Books: The Post Library

Every post had at least one library for book lovers and a little piece of America in the form of magazines and newspapers.

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Childhood Adventures in Japan

Living overseas and experiencing different cultures was a big part of the Military Brat experience. Judy shares her memories of Japan.

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Frankfurt American High School Revisited

Remembering Frankfurt American High School at a reunion before the school was closed in the 1990s.

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When Santa Wore Combat Boots

Trina remembers a very special time in her life as a Military Brat.

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My First Trip to Germany

Moving is always exciting, but a first trip overseas is very special indeed for a twelve year old.

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Another Generation of Brats

Another Military Brat tells her story.

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Military Brats—Or The Legacy of Finding Home

Kathryn discusses her discover of what she had become from growing up “military.”

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