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.
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.
Allison Wager, an Army Brat and Overseas Alumnus, won a silver medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta as a member of the 400m IM. Her win occurred on July 20, l996, her 19th birthday. She was a National Champion 2000 and 2004. In 1993, she broke the world record in the Backstroke at the age of 16. It was one of the longest held records in Women’s swimming.
In an interview on NBC TV, she attributed her swimming success her US army brat lifestyle. With every move, she could always count on swimming to be the same. She lived twice overseas.
1984 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST IN TRACK 400 METER & 1600 METER RELAY
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.
Composed of: Dewey Bunnell, Gerry Beckley & Dan Peek all graduated from London Central High School in 1969. All had US Military Fathers. Bunnell & Beckley are still “America” Dan Peek has a solo.
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.”
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.