Adrian Murrell’s father, Angelo, was an Army Command Sergeant Major. The former Overseas Brat played collegiate football for West Virginia . In 1993, he was drafted by the New York Jets where he played until 1998. He later played for the Arizona Cardinals, Washington Redskins, and Dallas Cowboys. He retired in 2003.
Alejandro Villanueva Martínez is an American football offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. Villanueva was a captain in the United States Army, in which he served as an Army Ranger and was decorated with a Bronze Star for valor. He is a graduate of the Unites States Military Academy and SHAPE High School.
INDEPENDENT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE 1996 & 2000
Allan Keyes is a military brat. His father was a US Army Sergeant. Born in New York, New York on August 7, 1950, he is a 1968 graduate of Robert G. Cole High School at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He was President of his Senior Class.
He is recognized as a leader in the Conservative movement. He has served our country in a variety of ways: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Social and Economic Council and as Assistant Secretary of State for International Organizations.
OLYMPIC MEDALIST, SWIMMER
Allison Wager, an Army Brat and overseas alumnus, won a silver medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta in the 400m individual medley. Her win occurred on July 20, l996, her 19th birthday. She was a National Champion in 2000 and 2004. In 1993, at the age of 16, she broke the world record in the backstroke. It was one of the longest held records in Women’s swimming.
In an interview on NBC TV, she attributed her swimming success to her U.S. Army brat lifestyle. With every move, she could always count on swimming to be the same. She lived twice overseas.
OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST, RUNNER
Alonzo Babers is a 1979 graduate of Kaisersalutern AHS, Kaisersalutern. He attended the Air Force Academy where he also played football.
Babers won gold medals in the 400M & 1600M Relays at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
America was originally composed of Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley, and Dan Peek, all of whom graduated from London Central High School in 1969. All had U.S. military fathers. America continued on as a duo when Dan Peek went solo in 1977.
To read more about them go to Wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/America_(band).
In an interview on the TV Program “Live with Regis and Kathy Lee”, Ann and Nancy Wilson stated that they were Marine Corps Brats. In a previous interview they stated that they had lived in Panama during their father’s tour of duty there.
In 1976, the Rock stars debuted their first Heart Album. Later they formed an additional group, the Lovemongers. Nancy composed the award-winning score for “Jerry McGuire.”
Ann Curry (born November 19, 1956) is an American journalist and photojournalist who has been a reporter for more than 30 years, focused on human suffering in war zones and natural disasters. Curry was born in Agaña, Guam, the daughter of Hiroe Nagase and Robert Paul “Bob” Curry. Her parents met when her father, a career navy sailor, worked as a streetcar conductor during the United States occupation of Japan following the Second World War. Although he was transferred out of Japan, he returned two years later to marry Nagase. Curry lived in Japan for several years as a child, attended the Ernest J. King School on the United States Fleet Activities Sasebo naval base in Sasebo, Nagasaki.
Anne McCaffrey’s father was an Army Colonel.
Before concentrating on writing, she acted and directed. She is best known for her award-winning science fiction series “The Dragon Riders of Pern.”
Photographer Annie Leibovitz’s father was a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force. Read more about her in Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Leibovitz.
OLYMPIC MEDALIST, FIGURE SKATER
Ashley Wagner is a 3-time U.S. Champion and Olympic team bronze metal figure skater. She was born in Heidelberg, Germany, while her father, a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army, was stationed there.