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How Growing Up a Military Brat Prepared Me For Today

How Growing Up a Military Brat Prepared Me For Today

Some of you have heard the term “Military Brat” used for children of military personnel. I grew up in a military home; a home that experienced frequent changes, moves, and new beginnings. My father, Chief Warrant Officer Jeff Bradbury, served 30 years in the United States Coast Guard, making me a “Coastie Brat.” Growing up, I felt this term held a negative connotation on who I was as a person. However, as I look back at my childhood and early adult life, I realize that I developed an exclusive set of skills from this lifestyle that are highly transferable to …

Balancing a Healthy Lifestyle

Balancing a Healthy Lifestyle

I’ve always been the kind of person who avoids exercise at all costs. Back in high school, I’d choose the weightlifting option in gym class while everyone else went to play indoor soccer. This decision was partially motivated by the fact that I could sit on the leg press machine for forty minutes doing absolutely nothing, and partially to avoid an inevitable indoor soccer injury (usually in the form of a broken nose). As I got older, it became much easier to avoid working out because of all the new excuses that adulthood brought to the table. I was always …

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