Life as an Army 'brat.'

Collins, Elizabeth M.
April 2009
Soldiers;Apr2009, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p4
This article presents information on the Operation Purple summer camp, a camping acvity for children of U.S. Army service personnel created in 2004 by the National Military Family Association. The camp is designed to help military children to relax and have fun, while bonding with other children who understand the rigors of watching parents march off to war and moving constantly. Some of the challenges facing military children are difficulty making and keeping friends, loneliness and the fear that their parents will not be back again.


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