CAMERON NEELY (1965-   )

PRO HOCKEY PLAYER 

Cameron “ Cam ” Neely is a Canadian Air Force Brat.

He played for the Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins. He was one of four NHL players to record 50 goals in less than 50 games. In 2005 he was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. He has appeared in movies and is the Bruins Studio Analyst for NESN.

CAPTAIN VIVIAN S. CREA

US COAST GUARD

Captain Crea is a Military Brat and an Overseas School Alumnus.  She graduated from Seoul American High School in Seoul, Korea in 1968.

Captain Crea is currently a 2 star Rear Admiral,  First Coast Guard District and Commander, Maritime Defense Command One.

Captain Crea holds a number of “Firsts” for women in the United States Coast Guard. She is a USCG Commanding Officer, Leader, and Pilot. She is the first Admiral in the US Coast Guard.  Commissioned in 1973, Captain Crea was the first female aircraft commander in the Coast Guard, and the first female Commanding Officer of a Coast Guard Air Station. Captain Crea also served as Coast Guard Aide to the President under President Reagan, and Executive Assistant to the Commandant of the Coast Guard.

Other Bio information can be found on this page: http://www.uscg.mil/d1/newengland/vcrea.htm

CARDINAL BERNARD LAW

ARCHBISHOP BOSTON

Cardinal Law was Army Air Corps and later Air Force Brat. Graduated from Charlotte Amalie HS, St. Thomas US Virgin Islands.

Info from: Father Richard W. Gant and Father O’Grady, Editor “The Boston Pilot” the Boston Archdiocise Newspaper


CHARLAYNE HUNTER-GAULT

JOURNALIST

Charlayne Hunter-Gault –Journalist. Noted journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gualt grew up as a military brat as reported in her 1992 autobiography “My Place”   and the Washington Press Club Foundation Women in Journalism oral history project: http://npc.press.org/wpforal/hunt4.htm

Hunter-Gualt’s awards include two Emmys and two Peabody awards.  She spent 20 years as the national correspondent for the McNeil-Leherer on PBS.  Additionally, she worked as a reporter for The New Yorker and The New York Times, Hunter-Gault has published articles in The New York Times Magazine, Saturday Review, The New York Times Book Review, Essence and Vogue.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault is CNN’s Johannesburg bureau chief and correspondent. Hunter-Gault joined CNN in April 1999 from National Public Radio, where she worked as the network’s chief correspondent in Africa.

Hunter-Gualt  made civil rights history as the first African American  woman  to graduate from the University of Georgia in 1962.

 

CHRIS VAN HOLLAND (1959- )

REPRESENTATIVE (D-MD)

Representative Van Holland is an Overseas Diplobrat. “The son of a U.S. State Department Foreign Service officer, Van Hollen was born a United States Citizen in Karachi , Pakistan . Van Hollen has also lived in Turkey, Sri Lanka, and India.

Representative Van Holland’s official website: http://vanhollen.house.gov/

CHRISTINA AGUILERA

SINGER

Christina Aguilera is an Army Brat and an Overseas School Alumnus.  She is the latest Mouseketeer to hit it big, following in the footsteps of fellow former Mickey Mouse Club stars Britney Spears and two members of boy band N’Sync. Only 18, Aguilera is already topping the charts with  her single, “Genie In A Bottle.”

Aguilera was raised outside Pittsburgh, the daughter of a military  father and a violinist/pianist mother. She began her career early, appearing on “Star Search” at age eight singing the national anthem for  the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins at age 10.

From a recent interview with MTV News:  MTV: “Why don’t you begin by telling a little about yourself.”

Christina Aguilera: “I was born in Staten Island, New York. But I call my hometown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, because that’s basically where I ended up from age eight on. But right after Staten Island… I’ve lived everywhere from Texas, to Japan for three years, to New Jersey. I’m this traveling girl. My father was in the Army, so I guess I’m an Army brat.”

COL. JOHN BLAHA

SPACE SHUTTLE ASTRONAUT

Col. Blaha is a Military Brat and an Overseas School Alumnus. He was a member of class of 1960 at Gen. H. H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Germany. He has been a Space Shuttle Mission Commander and Shuttle Command Pilot. Additionally, he has spent time on the Russian Space Station Mir.

 

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