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  • November 22
    Posted by Sargesbrat
      A Nice bit of History Frank Sinatra considered Kate Smith the best singer of her time, and said that when he and a million other guys first heard her sing "God Bless America" on the radio, they all pretended to have dust in their eyes as they wiped away a tear or two. Here are the facts......
  • November 16
    Posted by retcolusa
      News Update from Canada   The flood of Trump-fearing American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified in the past week. The Republican presidential campaign is prompting an exodus among left-leaning Americans who fear they'll soon be required to hunt, pray, pay...
  • November 11
    Posted by Sargesbrat
    Remember this next time you walk up to the ticket window of your local movietheater with $10 in your hand.   The Media (accidentally?) missed this one!                   Don't know whether you heard about this but Denzel Washi...
  • November 9
    Posted by Naomi
    A NIGHT IN WONDERLAND Father was stationed in Frankfurt, Germany from 57 till 59. When we left for Europe, I was just 13, already 5’9” and beginning to show my female curves but I was still called Baby! Daddy and I had many adventures in Europe some of which might have landed us in jail...
  • October 2
    Posted by Sargesbrat
                              Those who attended the game said it was extremely emotional to see the entire bowl of the stadium turn red, white and blue. It took 90 workers two weeks to get all of the colored...

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  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat It only gets better and better.  The minority Dems appoint their biggest nut case as their leader.   
    • December 4
  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat CBS does not lie all the time
    • December 3
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    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> On a lighter side i got a big time chuckle at how incredulous the 911 operator sounded... On a sadly more serious side wait for the thieving skeezrats winning lawsuit/
      • December 3
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    • MichaelCoats73
      Vann Welcome Michael!.
      • December 2
    • MichaelCoats73
      Sargesbrat So proud to see you with us, Mike
      • December 3
  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat Fastest growing sport south of the border

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    • November 29
    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> Unh oh... Look out new Olympics events right along with open seas raft paddling & tunneling for distance/
    • Sargesbrat
      retcolusa Practicing to defeat Trump's wall.
      • December 3
  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> Having aged beyond the lime-light and risen above demagoguery by Lib-Prog agenda the impact may be minimal to younger generations but The Good Lord certainly took his time with this one... Ranking up there with Khrushchev having caused my family...  more
    • November 26
    • Wolf
      Sargesbrat Jimi -- good to hear from you. Think it is a good bet that Cuba will remain in the estate of the Castro family. One of Trump's campaign promises is to pull the plug on them. Mark it up of the board and lets see what happens.
      • November 26
    • Wolf
      Wolf <> Hey there Jimi >> I'm not holding my breath on much by way of magnanimous changes during Raoul's remaining reign... Especially in lieu of many of these (term loosely used) world leaders not being all that far off the same ideological mark a...  more
      • November 28
    • Wolf
      Wolf <> Ya know John I just don't think these snowflakes comprehend or would care for that matter the centralist role Castro's Cuba played in the 1962 near nuclear ruin missile crisis/
      • November 28
    • Wolf
      Sargesbrat That's a Rog Mr. Wolf.
      • November 29
    • Wolf
      Sargesbrat We was a duckin' an' a coverin'
      • December 1
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      Vann Welcome to MBO!
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  • Roberta
    Roberta Happy Thanksgiving everyone:)
    • November 24
    • Roberta
      Jimi Happy Thanksgiving
      • November 26
    • Roberta
      Sargesbrat Pass the cranberries
      • November 29
  • threeer
    threeer For those that spend time on Benjamin Franklin Village, Mannheim or anybody interested to see what happens when a large US Army base is shuttered and handed over to the Host Nation.  This is a trailer for a documentary being made about the plans for BFV. ...  more
    • November 22
    • threeer
      Sargesbrat To brats, a security fence is merely an acronym for seeing curiosity. They are put up there to attract our focus. Would we pay any attention at all if it was not for the fence?
    • threeer
      Wolf <> Hmmm, interesting thought John, though there are a few "things" inside or outside those fences depending on perspective that i'd just as soon NOT have cozying up to me or mine... Albeit if it's worth security, i wanna see what it is, be it eye-ca...  more
      • November 26
    • threeer
      Vann I can't bear to look again. I saw an image posted on Military Brat Life Facebook page and it made me sad.
      • December 2
    • threeer
      Vann Forgot to mention, I was told by a reliable source that the Germans didn't want the housing area actually used for housing as it would flood the local market and deflate apartment prices. One would think those buildings would last another 100 years or more.
      • December 2
    • threeer
      Sargesbrat Germans are such great capitalists. We do the same thing here in the States. Think how much they could do for the homeless, seniors and the poor.
      • December 3
  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> It's a bit T-Day early But i'm looking at a fairly full week... So to Brat Brothers, Sisters,
    Friends, Acquaintances, have a decent Thanksgiving with your
    preferences, priorities, with plenty to eat, adequate rest & stress
    free smiles fro...  more
    • November 21
  • retcolusa
    retcolusa wrote a new blog entry:
    • November 16
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    • retcolusa
      retcolusa Yeah, Wolf, they are certainly not being inclusive enough, and not accepting their fair share, eh?
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Art majors are ok. In fact, have a friend who is one. We go out once in a while. I don't mind we get stared at. Maybe it is the green hair...
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Are you saying Canada got US to pay for their wall? Just whip my butt 'n call me Spanky!
      • November 19
    • retcolusa
      retcolusa Hey Spanky, we missed you at the chat last night - you too, Wolf
      • November 19
    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> Yeah Terry my excuses are lame by anyone else's standards but i'll get better... Good to see the Friday enthusiasm's still there however/
      • November 19
  • Christymodic
    Christymodic Hi Vann, I lived there in 1976 as an infant for a short time before moving to Vicenza
    • November 15
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    • Christymodic
      Vann Hi Christy, welcome to MBO! I lived on post at Ft. Knox for 4 years--my dad was a Drill Sergeant there.
  • retcolusa
    retcolusa Can You Spell Hypocrite? 
    The left is foaming at the mouth over Trump's election, claiming he will discriminate against gays, denigrate and subjugate women, stop abortion on demand, protect gun rights, punish all those who don't think as he does, etc., e...  more
    • November 14
    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> Doesn't really matter, the holes deep and to date we've only purchased a bit more time before doing a Thelma & Louise or giving the brain-dead an opp. to invest in stem cell regrowth <<>> Their rhetoric including popular vote vs. ele...  more
      • November 15
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Now the cup cakes can see how things are really supposed to be done. They only have to put the Kool-Aid down, shut up and learn.
      • November 16
    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> I don't know how far you can really get with the pampered, nose in smart-phone, overindulged John, few of which have really ever seen the under-belly of much of anything and couldn't find Guatemala or Syria ona dire bet with a voice directed GPS....  more
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat If we build it, they will come. Those that will be loosing power over them are already starting their dirty fight. Avoiding lots of cliche, at least we can rely on the blind hog finding an acorn now and then. All we need is 5% more. Although hopes ar...  more
      • November 24
    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> " Although hopes are high, do not expect to see all the crap fixed while I am still alive. " <> That's one of the many reasons i try not to forget the creators, instigators & those that allow the continuation of a downward spiral Jo...  more
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    • missyanderson
      Vann Hi Missy. My dad was a tanker too, and we lived on some of the same posts. We lived in Bad Nauheim and I worked in Butzbach at a craft shop after I graduated from high school. Also lived four years at Ft. Knox. Welcome aboard.
      • November 11
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    • DavidBuehler
      Vann Hi David, welcome to MBO.
      • November 11
    • DavidBuehler
      Sargesbrat Welcome, David. Our lives had some parallels. Was born in Sacramento (Mather), started senior year at Armijo Hi (Travis). Dad was in SAC and was promoted to line chief at Beale so did not finish high school at Travis. Made Eagle Scout while there, t...  more
      • November 12
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    • janphillipsward
      Sargesbrat Welcome, Jan. Your experience picked up right where mine left off. Dad's retirement was delayed due to the Cuban Missile Crisis. I worked in the Titan II missile silos till he was "released" and then went on to college. Joined this site to see how the...  more
      • November 12
    • janphillipsward
      Vann Welcome to MBO
      • November 15
  • Naomi
    Naomi wrote a new blog entry:
    • November 9
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    • Naomi
      Sargesbrat Wonderful brat adventure. Always wondered what tribe ran Monte Carlo.
      • November 10
    • Naomi
      Wolf <> It's the kind of personal memory i enjoy reading... Thanks for the share Naomi, keep-em coming i may not always get to them in a timely manner but eventually and always appreciated/
      • November 11
    • Naomi
      Naomi Thank you guys. My parents and I did quit a bit of traveling and often Daddy taught me life lessons in his own way.. This was just a fun trip
      • November 11
  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> I'm feeling better !!!... Other'n perhaps the tilt of the planet when the Rosie O'Donnell's and like ilk march their Sad Sack selves North to irritate the hell out of our Canuck neighbors as promised/
    • November 9
  • Naomi
    NaomiSargesbrat: John, I watched rthe documentary and I can see the correlation to today's activity.  I watched for my Dad but did not see him.
    • November 1
    • Naomi
      Sargesbrat We lived in the Detroit projects during the war. Was too young to follow the politics. They eluded several times to the activities dad was involved with and showed a picture of one of his planes taking off. Dad was in the Air Force version of what MASH...  more
      • November 2
    • Naomi
      Naomi My husband, Chuck grew up in the Columbus , Ohio projects. Me I lived on Army Posts. Daddy was a motor Sgt. and ran a good motor pool. I would say he was a good scrounger and according to him it came in very handy in Korea (WWII, also). Mother always ...  more
      • November 2
    • Naomi
      Sargesbrat Girl friend at Travis was daughter of motor pool sergeant. Could you be related?
    • Naomi
      Naomi Well, I guess I could be as my Daddy would sometimes introduce me as his only legal child...
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    • Albert1
      Vann hi Albert, when did you live on Ft. Knox? I was there from 1969-1973 (8th through 11th grade).
      • October 28
    • Albert1
      Sargesbrat Welcome! Where was North Camp Drake? We went to a junior high next to Grant Heights in Tokyo. It was on an Army base called Camp Drake. It had a very large PX and commissary. Spent lots of time there. It even had a golf course.
      • October 29
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      Vann Hi Maureen! Welcome to MBO.
    • maureenmcguire
      Wolf <> Howdy Maureen, ahhh Ft. Ord, have some ancient footprints in that locale <> Now in Nat'l Guard, national monument, state park usage, part ghost town, i think i'd like to see it 58 years after the fact, disappointing & unrecognizable as it ...  more
      • October 26
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    • GailMacDermaidHeath
      Vann Hi Gail, welcome to MBO.
      • October 23
    • GailMacDermaidHeath
      Wolf <> Your bio synopsis tugs at many of my similarities heart-strings Gail, a tour in Braconne, France and a ton of WWII remnant visuals come readily to mind... No boarding schools however a few occasions where tutoring was the only viable alternative/
      • October 26
  • baumholder1
    baumholder1 hey everyone-sorry I missed Friday night-my mom turned 90 this past week-she was born oct. 18, 1927-wanted to take her out but she did not feel like it so went out and got her a seafood plate to take out. she love shrimp. some folks from her church came t...  more
    • October 22
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      Vann Welcome to Military Brats Online.
      • October 23
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      Sargesbrat Welcome David
      • October 22
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      Vann Welcome to MBO David
      • October 23
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  • baumholder1
    baumholder1 was thinking about the hill behind dependent housing in baumholder-kids would sled down the hill in winter and the kids would take shipping cartons and make forts out of them and would slide them-the German candy was out of this world-their cakes were goo...  more
    • October 13
    • baumholder1
      Jimi German candy was great. I still call Gummi Bears "gummi" and not "gummy", and it's funny to see Ritter Sports and Kinder Eis being sold state-side. How is that restaurant in Wilmington ? Hard to find good German food
      • October 20
    • baumholder1
      Wolf <> Was, is and probably always will be an all-time favorite Jimi,,, Heck i'm even a jello fan but i do have to turn off the memory data base when consuming, after becoming aware of the main ingredients comprising gelatin/
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      Wolf <> Perhaps we've had this conversation Jimi but wasn't that a hill in Lower Faulenburg where sledders, ice skaters & snow sliders shot down 45 degrees with a wish and a prayer no cross traffic was coming ? >> If so amazing how a name carries o...  more
    • baumholder1
      Jimi Exactly ! And the urban legends around its name grew and morphed. One story held that kids had been killed by cars or gone sailing into the sky, while others asserted it was children who were decapitated as they couldn't stop before they reached the woo...  more
      • October 13
    • baumholder1
      Sargesbrat We had a hill in Japan that we slid down for miles. The volcanic ash ruined my boots. It was called Fuji.
    • baumholder1
      Wolf <> Fuji, eh... That's one hell of a hill John/
      • October 23
    • baumholder1
      Sargesbrat It's beautiful in pictures but, up close, it is only a 12,000 ft. pile of volcanic ash.
      • November 11
  • Naomi
    Naomi We bought that VW van brand new. For at the time, we thought it was a small fortune but she lasted 15 years and we even sold her for $500.  Chuck painted her like a plane of some kind.
    • October 5
    • Naomi
      Sargesbrat Now they bring big bucks. They were the forerunner of the SUV and the starter of the van cult. Recall a joke. Something about their rocking.
    • Naomi
      Naomi OK Guys...she was a good method of travel with two small girls and their potty chair! Economical of course...but the old girl did rock at times. oh yea
      • October 7
    • Naomi
      Wolf <> Don't get the idea i've been knocking-em Naomi... I'm speaking from firsthand, familiar & fond experience of two VW buses/
      • October 7
    • Naomi
      Naomi Ok Wolf I'm glad because Iwas very fond of the old girl! Hope you make chat tonight. By the way, what do you think of the grinds in public Ed? I proofed a TX history book for our school board and found 14 mistakes in the first chapter. How about no ha...  more
      • October 7
    • Naomi
      Wolf <> In answer to your question Naomi along with most every other failed Lib/Progressive policy, social experiment, war on drugs & education to use two examples, what you're calling mistakes i'm calling perhaps subtle and blatant historical rewrites &...  more
  • Roberta
    Roberta We need prayers. I can not release the name his wife has not been notified. But a sergeant with LASD has been shot today. He is Gerald's former supervisor when Gerald worked at that station. He was shot today and is in very bad shape. Not expected to make...  more
    • October 5
    • Roberta
      Roberta Wolf, yes, it is LASD Sergeant Steve Owen.
      • October 6
    • Roberta
      Roberta We now have more information and we know that after shooting Sergeant Owen and wounding him, the suspect stood over Sergeant Owen and fired 4 more rounds in to him.
      • October 6
    • Roberta
      Vann Roberta, my heart goes out to his family.
    • Roberta
      Jimi So sorry to hear this
    • Roberta
      Roberta Funeral is tomorrow, Gerald is in it. I am staying home just in case some nut job is on a suicide mission. Someone has to be here for the pets.
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      Jimi Hi, welcome
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  • Roberta
    Roberta This morning, 56 hours after incident. The moister you see is from me pooring colloidal silver over the area and added a clear essential oil. 
    • September 26
    • Roberta
      Sargesbrat What the H......!!!
      • September 26
    • Roberta
      Wolf <> Need some backround info Robbie... I'm thoroughly confused, is this an injury you've sustained ?/
      • September 26
    • Roberta
      Roberta Wolf, LOL, no I am not that Hairy. My 75 pound dog Charlie and my 55 pound dog Cosmo were playing and got in to a short argument. Charlie has a bite mark too, but barely broke the skin. Cosmo got the worst of it.
      • September 26
    • Roberta
      Roberta I think it is a very good improvement over the picture below, considering it has only been 56 hours. Can you see the picture with the deep puncture wound?
      • September 26
    • Roberta
      Wolf <> Haaa, while i wasn't implying you're a furry critter Robbie, couldn't tell if i was looking a t a human hair-line or what... Thanks for the clarification, tell the canines to make nice-nice, your plate's full enough/
  • retcolusa
    retcolusa The winning line - Trump can win the debate with one line.  When Hildabeast or the Moderator says anything about something he said or did in the past, he simply should say, " At this point, what difference does it make?   No one died!  If it was a go...  more
    • September 25
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    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> As well as the stage being set for most of AmeriKa simply using the Clinton "bad & reckless judgement - no indictment" defense on any and all infractions/
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      Vann Welcome to MBO!
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      Sargesbrat Welcome Ed
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