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  • Mon at 11:04 AM
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    I am a proud Army BRAT and recently Operation CHAMPs has attempted to rebrand the term BRAT with Little CHAMPs.  There are many definitions to the acronym BRAT, i.e. British Regimental Attached Traveler, Born Raised and Trained, and others.  CHAMPs  stands for Child Hero Attached to M...
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  • October 25
    Posted by retcolusa
    A commentary from General David Patraes, American hero, and every damn word is true.  I know, I,ve been there.   I remember the day I found out I got into West Point. My Mom actually showed up in the hallway of my high school and waited for me to get out of class. She was bawling her eye...
  • October 25
    Posted by Sargesbrat
              Dating Ads for Seniors found in a Florida Newspaper.You can say what you want about Florida, but you never hear ofanyone retiring and moving north. These are actual ads seen in''The Villages'' Florida newspaper. (Who says seniors don't havea sense of humor?) ...
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  • ProudBRAT
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    • Mon at 11:04 AM
  • ProudBRAT
    ProudBRAT Need all the BRAT support we can get to stop Operation CHAMPs from re-branding a the proud identity of BRATs to CHAMPs "Child Heroes Attached to Military Personnel"
    • November 23
  • ProudBRAT
    ProudBRAT wrote a new blog entry:
    • November 23
    • ProudBRAT
      Sargesbrat One theory is that BRAT stands for British Reserve Attacked Transit which was on the tags the kids wore on ship while going to the far colonies. Love your spunk and loyalty. Where have you been? You are preaching to the choir here. Also, if we knew for ...  more
    • ProudBRAT
      JuJu I agree...
      • Mon at 7:39 PM
  • judyrislercovington1960
    judyrislercovington1960 has added a new profile photo.
    • November 22
  • Roberta
    Roberta I don't think I can make to the chat tonight:( We are moving Tuesday and Wednesday and have a lot more to do. Tonight at about the time the chat starts I have a chiro. appointment, I'll try to change it. I hope that my internet will be set up at the new p...  more
    • November 21
    • Roberta
      JuJu Hope the move goes well.
    • Roberta
      Sargesbrat If Roberta isn't coming, I wont be there either.
    • Roberta
      retcolusa If the sun comes up you ain't there!
      • November 23
    • Roberta
      Sargesbrat Terry -- Guess who I got a call from? Yes, the elf may be visiting again!. Don't know what you mean about the sun coming up and all that. I DO know Roberta's ol' man carries a gun and knows how to use it. I may be an idiot but I ain't no fool.
      • Mon at 5:26 AM
    • Roberta
      retcolusa The chat, John, the chat - DUH!
      • 11 hours ago
  • Vann
    Vann Hope to see a good crowd at the Brat Chat tonight at 9PM Eastern Standard Time.
    • November 21
  • Vann
    Vann I will never complain again about the cold weather here in Georgia after seeing what they are going through in New York and surrounding areas.
    • November 21
    • Vann
      JuJu Me, too, Vann.
      • November 21
    • Vann
      Sargesbrat It's cold here too and I WILL complain. Had to put on a shirt today. My tan is going to hell. This is miserable. No bikinis at the pool and it took me half an hour to figure out how to turn of the air conditioning in the car.
      • November 23
  • ProudBRAT
    ProudBRAT First time signing into this site.  Have been very involved in the BRAT vs Little CHAMP issue.  Proud Army Brat since 1951
    • November 20
    • ProudBRAT
      JuJu Welcome.
    • ProudBRAT
      Sargesbrat That's what I'm talkin' about. Welcome aboard ! Please tell us about the Little CHAMP issue here or in a blog.
      • November 23
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      Vann Hello, and welcome to MBO!
      • November 20
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      • November 21
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      JuJu Hi Terra,
      Welcome. I also attended London Central, but long before you did... I was there 1959-1960.
      • November 21
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      JuJu Welcome.
      • November 21
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    • November 14
    • janet
      Vann Hi Janet . . . we miss you at the Friday night chats
      • November 14
    • janet
      JuJu Hi Janet... Haven't seen you for ages...
      • November 15
    • janet
      Roberta Hi Janet, I miss you too. Where have you been? I hope everything is alright with you and your family.
      • November 21
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      Sargesbrat Hey, great to see you!
      • November 23
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      JuJu Welcome...
      • November 15
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      retcolusa Hello Jessica, and welcome to MBO!
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      • November 13
    • mccormj
      Sargesbrat Great photo once all of it is in view. Where was it taken? Hope to see more of your humor here.
      • Mon at 11:23 AM
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      retcolusa Hello Jim, and welcome to MBO
      • November 13
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      retcolusa Hello Donna, and welcome to MBO
      • November 13
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      Vann Hello!
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    • settummanque
      JuJu Hi...welcome.
    • settummanque
      Vann Welcome Mike! My dad was stationed at Ft. Knox for four years We had some of the same teachers I believe. I was there for freshman-junior years. I was class of 74, but I spent my senior year at Frankfurt American High School.
      • November 14
    • settummanque
      settummanque Vann....you were at FKHS before I got there...I was there for four years (73-77) and before that was at Walker Junior High for two years; and before that, was at Stevens when the elementary schools went to sixth grade. I was only at Stevens a short time ...  more
      • November 14
    • settummanque
      Wolf <> I'm a "69" graduate of FKHS Mike and know the area quite well (or should i say knew it well) >> Took a two-wheeled nostalgia trip to Knox, U of K and surrounding area to show my bride some points of my youth >>> You mentioned West ...  more
      • November 15
    • settummanque
      Sargesbrat Welcome aboard, Mike. We have a group for Scouts. Please go over and join us. Are you still active? Just click on the GROUP box at the top of the page and come find us if we aren't out on a snipe hunt.
      • November 23
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      retcolusa Hello Beth, and welcome to MBO
      • November 13
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      retcolusa Hello Robert, and welcome to MBO
      • November 13
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      retcolusa Hello Vicki, and welcome to MBO
      • November 13
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      retcolusa Hello Kim, and welcome to MBO
    • KimBarnett
      KimBarnett Thanks! I'm happy to be here and to meet new people and reconnect with people from childhood. I see that you were a police officer. I am married to a civilian officer.
      • November 13
    • KimBarnett
      retcolusa God bless you and your husband.
    • KimBarnett
      KimBarnett Thank you! And to you!
      • November 14
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      retcolusa Hello Ann, and welcome to MBO
      • November 13
  • Debadams
    Debadams Hello all, I have some news to share with you all that you may be interested in partaking in.
    This Facebook page is intended to bring awareness to 'The Little C.H.A.M.P.S' organization run by the mother-daughter team of Debbie and Jennifer Fink. It is an...  more
    • November 12
    • Debadams
      Debadams Well it cut off the rest of my comment, go to this link and see what the BRATS think of their book
      http://www.amazon.com/The-Little-C-H-A-M-P-S-Attached-Personnel/dp/0967887151
      • November 12
    • Debadams
      JuJu Good to see you, Debbie... Have missed you.
      • November 12
  • duncsbrat
    duncsbrat I must say I am glad Obama was not at the Tomb ceremony today!
    • November 11
    • duncsbrat
      Wolf <> Agreed, he's in our nemesis wearing a very appropriate Mao jacket... However the sock puppet V.P. left in his stead doesn't do the day much justice either, eh/
      • November 11
    • duncsbrat
      duncsbrat I completely agree Wolf, but at least he wasn't as patronizing as Obama is.
      • November 11
    • duncsbrat
      retcolusa Sergeant Schultz was too busy chewing gum in China and getting fitted for his Mao jacket today to pay homage to our Vets. All a matter of priority.
      • November 11
    • duncsbrat
      JuJu He is a disgrace as far as treatment of military goes. He needs to go back to Chicago.
    • duncsbrat
      Sargesbrat JuJu > Best suggestion ever. Chicago named him, Chicago claimed him and cousin Guido is waiting for him...
  • JuJu
    JuJu Yesterday was the 239th birthday of the Marine Corps.  Semper Fi!
    • November 11
  • retcolusa
    retcolusa "I am not on the ballot in November (Michelle is happy about that), but make no mistake, all these (MY- sic) policies are on the ballot".  Yes, Mr. President, for once in 6 years you are correct.
    • November 5
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    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Looks like the narcissistic is going to duke it out. Fine, the month of Obama is coming to an end and the bills are coming in. The people will then see who the real dead beat is.
    • retcolusa
      retcolusa And speaking of money, one of the few possible ways that congress can control his radical plans is thru the power of the purse, if they will grow some and use the power.
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Col > You missed the double entandra . I can't spell it but, you missed it. The bills coming in are the ones dammed up by the weasel majority leader coupled with all the new ones the real senate will be shooting through. Now it is the Republicans'...  more
      • November 13
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat P.S. : The king is dead. Here comes the queen. Where did the throne go? Trifecta in two years !
      • November 13
  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat DING DONG, REID IS DEAD,
    L@@K, THE SKIES ARE CLEAR AHEAD,
    HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN...
    • November 5
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    • Sargesbrat
      retcolusa Looks better than Patton in front of the flag :>
    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> Itsa start, albeit a good one... Now ditch the rhetoric and show me something, regain some nat'l respect in all matters and prove to the globe although there's a stick figure occupying space in the Executive Office there's meat on the bones in ot...  more
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat You got it, my man. The Reps have got to stop their bickering, set a united front and get this country back on track. This is their chance to shove the Dems back to the stone age where they belong. If they can't do it, then that should also be the end...  more
    • Sargesbrat
      gregkerr I agree Wolf......it's a start. And where to start is right here.......For the last 16 years or so whoever has won the elections figures it is because the people love them and their ideas and policies. I don't think this is as true as it may sometimes see...  more
  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat DON'T FORGET TO VOTE.   Terry, how should we vote?
    • November 4
  • JuJu
    JuJu Terry and I just finished watching the new film, "America:  What would the world be without her?"  by Dinesh D'Souza....fascinating.  We highly recommend it.  Of course the O administration is after him now...they want to shut him up.
    • November 3
    • gregkerr and Roberta like this.
    • JuJu
      gregkerr It is a good documentary Judy, and echos some of the things I've been saying and thinking for years. He has an older book out titled something like The Liberal Left and Their Responsibility for 9/11. That book focuses on why since basically the 70's Islam...  more
  • retcolusa
    retcolusa Lipstick on The Pig
    • November 3
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    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> And now off for a protein providing barbecue pork sandwich... It is amazing how so many cannot connect with the "but you knew i was a poisonous serpent when you brought me home" story, eh/
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Finally it is coming out. Guess we just sit and watch it grow.
      • November 3
    • retcolusa
      retcolusa Yep, that ole scorpion will sting you every time because it's just his nature.
      • November 3
  • duncsbrat
    duncsbrat very interesting article
    http://conservativetribune.com/jefferson-on-islam/
    • November 2
    • duncsbrat
      JuJu You are so right, wolf.... Thousands of years. They are stuck in the 6th century. They are still barbarians.. We need a president who will kill them instead of appeasing them. They don't understand anything but force. They are going to try to kill us...  more
      • November 2
    • duncsbrat
      retcolusa See my post, above.
      • November 3
    • duncsbrat
      Sargesbrat Is this why they don't teach history in school anymore? What will it take for us to realize we are in a religious war, not a terrorist war? It's like saying the Nazis were just claim jumpers. How long will we just hold the tail of the elephant in the room?
    • duncsbrat
      Wolf <> " why they don't teach history" <<>> While not all farkles & sparkles John i don't think reopening the pages to noteworthy persons and events introducing self sufficiency, independent thought & lifestyle is on the societal group grope...  more
    • duncsbrat
      Sargesbrat Wolf -- Aye, mate, what difference does it make?
      • November 17
  • bratdawn
    bratdawn Sorry folks, probably be late to chat Friday night, if at all. We usually get 500-600 trick or treaters...and they show up as late as 10:00. The neighborhood loves it, and it's a neighborhood carnival more or less....hopefully I'll be able to check in for...  more
    • October 29
    • bratdawn
      JuJu The goat in your back yard?
      • October 31
    • bratdawn
      Sargesbrat JuJu -- Right goat. Wrong yard.
      • October 31
    • bratdawn
      retcolusa I know I'm an old goat, you too?
    • bratdawn
      Wolf <> When i first read this i thought what ?, do they bus them in for bd's uber-cool super-tasty specialized Halloween treats... Last nights chat explained alot, although i'm still not jealous and will humbly accept our can't find the WolfClans zero k...  more
      • November 1
    • bratdawn
      Wolf <> No goats to barter with the hookah heads when they storm the shores juju, just an early warning system canine... By the way the pic trade off was entertaining, hard to miss those piercing eyes on your four-legged family member/
  • donnamcgee
    donnamcgee posted a new classified listing:
    • October 29
  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat SAFE AT HOME ... AT LAST!
     
    I've torn out my alarm system and un-registered from the Neighborhood Watch.
     
    ...  more
    • October 29
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    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Ba-a-a-a-d boy.
    • Sargesbrat
      bratdawn If I could get inside that brain to find where you come up with these things! :) I think we should have you kidnapped and do a post mortem on your brain when your time comes....which I pray will be a loooong time! You make me laugh too much!
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat brat -- You are my favorite audience. You are battling health so, making you laugh pleases me to no end. Actually, just pointing fingers at retcolusa is so easy anyway. Thank you
      • October 30
    • Sargesbrat
      retcolusa Who's your Daaaaaaaaaaaaaady?
      • October 30
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat I'll never war wool again.
      • November 3
  • BarbaraEarhartSeverson
    BarbaraEarhartSeverson has added a new profile photo.
    • October 28
    • BarbaraEarhartSeverson
      retcolusa Welcome, Barbara.
      • October 28
    • BarbaraEarhartSeverson
      Sargesbrat Welcome, Barbara. Where you from? Where you been?
      • October 29
    • BarbaraEarhartSeverson
      retcolusa Rats, she's already heard about you, John.
      • October 30
    • BarbaraEarhartSeverson
      Sargesbrat Like the dog.
      • October 31
  • retcolusa
    retcolusa wrote a new blog entry:
    • October 25
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat I remember the political science class in college. It was my first exposure to the "civilians." They were talking theory and I had grown up in the facts of reality. They were clueless, the teacher was clueless so I was labeled the looser. ...  more
      • October 28
    • retcolusa
      retcolusa You got to be careful out there amongst them civilians.
      • October 29
    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> Dangerous combination John, the malleable brains of the sophomoric and a prof. with an agenda... Agreement on living the real deal vs. the academic, nuthin new, goofing with peoples heads has been going on since knuckle draggers first exited the caves/
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Wolf -- Hence, the end of my liberal arts experience and got down to business.
  • Sargesbrat
    Sargesbrat wrote a new blog entry:
    • October 25
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Absolutely no hope. The engine is useless once it has thrown a rod.
      • October 25
    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> Hey John, even a thrown rod can clank along for a few more meters before seizing up entirely if nursed along properly/
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat Wolf -- Any RN can apply.
      • October 27
    • Sargesbrat
      retcolusa Even an experienced LPN might do
      • October 28
    • Sargesbrat
      Vann John, these are great. Made my day.
      • October 31