13 Signs You Grew Up In A Military Family

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1. "Where are you from?" is the hardest question to answer.

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2. You stand up and wait for the Nation Anthem at the movies.

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Wait what? Movies don't begin by listening to the Nation Anthem first?

3. The ABCs were totally different for you.

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A is for Alpha. B is for Bravo. C is for Charley.

4. Keeping in touch long-distance is basically your b*th.

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A 4 month deployment is a BREEZE!

5. You know what MRE's are.

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And just thinking about them gives you a stomach ache.

6. You sometimes don't get popular culture references because you were probably overseas that year.

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7. The day you got your first ID card was basically Christmas

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You felt like a REAL kid with your own piece of plastic in your pocket

8. You've spent plenty of Holiday dinners at the mess hall.

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Yeah, it's cafeteria style but the food is REALLY good!

9. You still sometimes call grocery stores "the commissary"

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Regular stores are the BX, the PX, or the Shopette.

10. You are a BEAST at packing and unpacking.

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You have moving down to a science.

11. AFN commercials were both the FUNNIEST and the WORST.

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"Breaking curfew wasn't worth all this!"

12. You have friends all over the world.

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Basically any time you travel you have a free place to stay and someone to visit!

13. Any time anyone says they are military, you instantly connect to them.

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Because they understand exactly what it's like to be a military brat too.

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You wouldn't trade your up-bringing for anything!


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