Posts Tagged time

A B-52 Mid-air Collision

Life on a military base is routine and somewhat predictable. An accident, especially on a large scale is anything but routine.

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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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Searching For Roots

Moving so many times makes it so hard to put down roots. Here is Anica’s take on the subject.

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More Childhood Adventures in India

In this article, Judy shares more of her childhood in India.

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City of Rochefort Gives a Unique Gift . . .

“In the City of Rochefort, France there stands what is known as the Arsenal Arch. It almost looks like a miniature version of Paris’ Arc d’Triumphe”

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Togetherness In Our Apartness

“He hugged and kissed his little girl and hugged his wife, the little girl’s Mother. They both hid most of their tears for the little girl’s sake, but had to show some so she would understand how hard it is on her Mommy and Daddy too and that it’s okay to cry.”

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Eyes Right! A Return to Jefferson Barracks

“A visiting stranger might sense the ambience of a host of uniformed marching spirits parading with rifles reflecting the bright rays of an afternoon sun. I first stood here as a seven-year-old to scratch my initials like thousands before me on that cannon.”

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Family Secrets – Part 3

This part of Family Secrets explains how tracks are covered as a family travels in secrecy.

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Saturday Matinees at the Base Theater

“Going to the movies with a dozen or so buddies added greatly to the enjoyment, especially when you could get seats in the first two to four rows down in the center section. Girls had their own groups, at that time boys and girls kept to their own ‘tribes’.”

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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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Being An Army Brat

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

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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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Still Looking For Home

This article is about Military Brats “making their own way.”

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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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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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