BRATS: Our Journey Home A Donna Musil Film Featuring Narration and Music by Kris Kristofferson
BRATS: Our Journey Home
BRATS: Our Journey Home
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USAA Magazine
"Military Brats Unite"
Fall 2007, p.9

"Where are you from?" An easy icebreaker for most, it can be an awkward question for the millions who grew up in military families and proudly call themselves "brats."

USAA member and Army brat Donna Musil moved six times and endured two years of separation from her father before she was 8 years old. In adulthood, her experiences led her to found Brats Without Borders, a nonprofit organization that produced a documentary about brats' challenges and experiences. "Brats: Our Journey Home" is narrated by military brat Kris Kristofferson and features interviews with a variety of brats, including Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf.

Ms. Musil's next project? A new video and a mentoring program that will match Vietnam-generation brats with today's brats. For more, visit

BRATS: Our Journey Home
BRATS: Our Journey Home
The first documentary about growing up military.