National Military Brats Day – Growing up as a military child

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A ‘brat’ is a slang term for the child of a military service member, and the nomadic lifestyle of a military family is hard to understand unless you have lived it firsthand.

Military brats are a special breed of children, witnessing more of the world and overcome more adversity than most people will in their whole lives. They could say “I’m not from anywhere” or, “I’m from everywhere,” but people probably still wouldn’t understand.

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