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The Benefits of Being a Military Brat

Serving in the military is a challenging experience which offers many opportunities for personal growth. Being the child of someone in the service can be just as rewarding, and just as challenging. Affectionately known as military brats, the day-to-day realities of life in the armed services put unique pressures on these children that teach themContinue Reading “The Benefits of Being a Military Brat”

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Military Brat Realities

I remember the first time I heard the term “military brat”. I couldn’t figure out why kids would willingly call themselves a brat. Growing up if you were called a brat, that meant you were not a very nice child. That’s certainly not something I would have wanted to be identified as, nor would IContinue Reading “Military Brat Realities”

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Military Brat Special: Angela Dines

  Written By:  Angela Dines Dad:  Richard Hain, Sgt. Major Retired, USMC  My Dad isn’t late. Ever.  He has perpetual punctuality in his DNA and has always said if you’re not 15 minutes early you’re late.  This is the kind of thing that happens when you’ve made yourself into a Career Marine.  On this day,Continue Reading “Military Brat Special: Angela Dines”