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  • November 27, 2017
    Posted by Sargesbrat
    What's with all this sexual intrigue in D.C.?   When I worked in the Sacramento capitol building late at night, we would carefully knock on each door before entering a senator's or representative's office lest we upset a late night "session".   Every office settup was the same. It woul...
  • November 17, 2017
    Posted by Sargesbrat
            the CNN News photographer quickly used a>> cell phone to call the local airport to charter a>> flight.>>>> He was told a twin-engine plane would be waiting for him at>> the airport.>>>> Arriving at the airfield, he spotted ...
  • October 5, 2017
    Posted by retcolusa
    An open letter to the NFL players, ****************You graduated high school in 2011. Your teenage years were a struggle. You grew up on the wrong side of the tracks. Your mother was the leader of the family and worked tirelessly to keep a roof over your head and food on your plate. Academics were ...
  • After 30 years in the Air Force, Chief Master Sergeant George Roof wrote this article.  It seems to sum up where I am at this moment so checked it out and found it to be legit. Have fun -- Because I am a “lifer” in the military, I’ve seen the impact of apresident more than m...
  • April 10, 2017
    Posted by Sargesbrat
      You may recognize many of these actors of the past.  How many current ones can add to this list?     Hollywood's greatest--  George Gobel comedi...

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    Wolf  <> Quite the plethora of introductions of late >> Welcome one & all and a favorable 2018 as well... Hang around a bit and starts some threads of personal interest/
    • January 7
  • sequax
    sequax word/truth!

    Today, at a neighborhood BBQ my
    neighbor’s son – a 25 year old combat Veteran – dropped to the floor and started crying
    when one of the other guests lit off a round of firecrackers.
    • January 7
    • sequax
      Wolf <> Can relate to the negativity of sudden & loud noises... The mentioned response would be a pretty fair indicator of some extreme experiences/
      • January 7
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    sequax reason for being a mil brat! also those of us brats who continued in foot steps!


    Today at the airport, as I
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    • January 7
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    sequax Today, as I walked away from the airport
    gate with parent. My head held high and eyes beet red from crying, I knew at that
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      Wolf <> Separation & good-bye's, not always easy... However a condition many BRAT's have grown well accustomed to/
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    bratdawn Praying everyone had a Merry Christmas and wish all a happier blessed New Year! I know several had painful years this past year, and please know my heart has been with you. Love you all!
    • December 29, 2017
  • Jimi
    Jimi https://www.stripes.com/news/us/pentagon-leaders-looking-to-make-a-culture-shift-within-the-military-1.5...  more
    • December 27, 2017
    • Jimi
      Wolf <> I see an up side, i see a down side <<>> Some things simply come within the territory of career choice >> You don't become law enforcement w/o the expectation of having to violently defend ones self and others, a surgeon w/o see...  more
    • Jimi
      Jimi One of the primary motivators for the PCS is to prevent the military from becoming a stifled bureaucracy wrought with corruption. Coupled with the changes to the "up or out", we could see a shift to a DMV approach. I do agree that there are service memb...  more
      • December 29, 2017
    • Jimi
      Sargesbrat This guy is a Democarat. Nuff said about that? It appears from looking at our younger brats in this organization that the services are streamlining and the amount of moves in a 20-year career have come down. The priorities can not change since the mis...  more
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      Wolf <> Footprints left in some of the same locales Twylit... I used to visit the folks Summers in the Stuttgart area when stationed at the Boeblingen Kaserne and graduated from FKHS/
    • TwylitJones1967
      Jimi I was born in Ft.Knox in '72
    • TwylitJones1967
      TwylitJones1967 Yeah Jimi I was in Scholfeild Barracks Hawaii in 72
  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> Good holidays, as in Merry Christmas and a Happy 2018 New Year >> May you be provided with all of what you need & at least some of what you want >>> Catch you down the path...
    • December 14, 2017
  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> Written by a female Brat >> Does go to show even the Huffington Post can get something in the ballpark of correct editorial... more
    • December 6, 2017
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  • Sargesbrat
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    • November 27, 2017
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      Wolf <> What John ?, you're not in shock & awe at the rate of low integrity and daliance's of those that would literally as well as figuratively screw both constituency as well as anyone else subject to crosshair's/
      • November 28, 2017
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Wolf -- I'm so impressed they even have set up a way to pay off the complainers with tax payers' money. Feels like we are all in it together all warm and fuzzy.
      • November 28, 2017
    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> Take away the anglicized tags and name of the country, factor in the lack of deeds done ownership, class related penance, rate of taxation, loss of self determination, the slow slide down the razor-blade banister John and one would be hard presse...  more
      • November 28, 2017
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Taken in its extremes, one should wonder if capitalism and democracy is a good mix or is one needed to offset the other?
      • November 30, 2017
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  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat Finally heard from NAOMI BREWER.  She asked I pass the word along to everybody and thanks us all for our support and well wishes.   She did have a relapse and had to go back into the hospital for septic shock which is MD talk for a bad infection.   We kno...  more
    • November 17, 2017
    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> Positive vibes for the lady ongoing... Thanks for the update John/
      • November 17, 2017
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Thanks Wolf. Typo in the message. Naomi will be moving to North Carolina, not South. Many of us know that is where the 82nd Airborne is located. She said she had a thing for guys that jump out of perfectly good airplanes.
      • November 19, 2017
    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> Guess that's why i miss her John <> She recognizes the intellectual value of having choices, improbability of something that doesn't flap its wings staying in the air and cool factor of being twisted enough following through stepping into ...  more
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Yep and we don't argue like retcolusa who I miss very much. Makes me wonder if everyone else has gone to some other site. Without a doubt, the liberals have run like their tails are on fire. Just us solid foundation conservatives are left holding down the fort.
      • November 27, 2017
  • Sargesbrat
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      Wolf <> What ? !!... CNN irrevocably jumping on anything with both feet and making unverified assumptions even at the expense of life, limb & character assassination/
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Bravo, Wolf. You got it.
  • Asdfasdf7
    Asdfasdf7 Why aren't there more people at this sight. 
    • November 14, 2017
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      Wolf <> <> There's actually quite a few, frequency varies however it is not a daily uber-chatty type environment Jack... Of course the infusion of new blood activity such as yourself with thread topics that catch the eye, keeps the motor running, eh/
      • November 14, 2017
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      Sargesbrat When the powers to be chose to redesign the layout of the page, me thinks it confused the hell out of everybody but us oldschoolers. Will not want to go into the motivation behind it all. Only expect dead air till the guy at the throttle wakes up. He ha...  more
      • November 17, 2017
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  • Jimi
    Jimi To Larry Hamilton and Wolf (and any other Baumholder Brats):  I just spoke online with a woman yesterday who visited Baumholder recently, and she said that Wetzel elementary school closed - those kids are bussed to Smith now - and that very few Gov-relate...  more
    • November 9, 2017
    • Jimi
      Jimi Okay, no problem. Not sure when it was built. But the kaserne adjoining Fahlenberg was Nuebrucke; it had the hospital complex, DYA, and a small convenience store (built later). Wetzel sat at the top of the hill behind buildings 8824 and 8826, respectiv...  more
      • November 9, 2017
    • Jimi
      Wolf <> I remember the little kaserne directly behind our quarters was the sometimes open, sometimes not guarded back gate, used to to buy snacks in the closet sized PX annex... I also remember Nuebrucke 98th Gen Hosp. my middle sis was born there but i ...  more
      • November 10, 2017
    • Jimi
      Jimi I forgot about the annex haha ! Wow. Yeah, the hospital that was down the hill has been turned into a German college
      • November 10, 2017
    • Jimi
      Wolf <> I spent a few hours ina chair at that hospital Jimi getting ceramic fillings that had future dentist's admiring in shock & awe... Along the dirt rode (short-cut t'ween Fahlenberg and main base was a hidden underground bunker with news papers from...  more
      • November 12, 2017
    • Jimi
      Jimi HAHAHAHA !!!! That's a great story ! You should write these down. I had no idea about the bunker; that's really cool !
      • November 13, 2017
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      Sargesbrat Hi, Catherine. Were you at Mather AFB or did you live in Tuolumne County? Dad was also in SAC and we also lived near McClellan.
      • November 2, 2017
  • Larryhamilton
    Larryhamilton To Wolf and Sargesbrat - Thanks for your help! Same to Lindy1962.  I had 2 tours as Mil. Dependent in Germany...So easy to sort of "take for granted" and then suddenly discover a BIG empty spot, and my "pass for a local" Deutsche accen...  more
    • October 24, 2017