Posts Tagged school

Previous Life

“It has often been said that you can never go home again. And for military brats, that can be doubly true.”

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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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The Traveling Wiseman

“Where the hell is APO, New York? I have never heard of that city.”

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Benjamin Franklin Village Closes

Benjamin Franklin Village, Mannheim Germany—workplace and home for three generations of Army personnel and families as we knew it, is no more.

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My Worst Year As a Brat

Not all Military Brat experiences were great.

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News on Garrison in Mannheim’s Closure

This article contains news about the rapid closing of the garrison in Mannheim, Germany, and was written by Prof. Dr. Christian Führer, who is writing a book about the influence of the garrison on over three generations of civilians living in Mannheim.

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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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Life After the Military

Do you feel stuck between military life and civilian 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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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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In Praise of Robert Bauerle

Alex, a Military Brat who grew up in former West Germany, now calls Scotland home and shares with us how one teacher’s influences has lasted a lifetime.

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Clickety clack clickety clack ding

It’s hard to imagine giving up precious summer mornings to sit in a classroom and learn to use a typewriter, but many of us did suffer through “aaa”, “fff”, “ggg” and more as we took our typing “basic training.”

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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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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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The Brat Chronicles by Michael Ritter

The Brat Chronicles by Michael Ritter is full of stories and experiences all Military Brats can relate to. This excerpt will have you in stitches!

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