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11 Benefits Of Being A Military Brat

Military kids never stop moving. They deserve some benefits. So when their families get ready to go, Penske is there to help.

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1. You get to go on Base.

Also, can you say "commissary?"
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Also, can you say "commissary?"

2. You never need to set an alarm.

The bugle call is coming. There is no escape!
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The bugle call is coming. There is no escape!

3. You understand the 24-hour clock.

Which means you can, actually, tell time when you leave the states.
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Which means you can, actually, tell time when you leave the states.

4. You know a little bit of a lot of languages.

Or, a whole lot of one or two.
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Or, a whole lot of one or two.

5. And you can claim whichever hometown you want.

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Because, let's face it: The "where are you from?" question is a headache.

6. You can conveniently lose touch with annoying friends.

The secret perk to being relocated.
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The secret perk to being relocated.

7. You've tasted all the regional fast-food chains.

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And can even rank them for interested parties.

8. You're a pro at road trips.

You know at least one family in every state, so you always have a place to crash.
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You know at least one family in every state, so you always have a place to crash.

9. You've basically traveled more than anyone else your age.

It's no big deal.
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It's no big deal.

10. You've lived in some amazing places.

Plus a few... interesting ones.
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Plus a few... interesting ones.

11. And you know you'll be moving to a lot more.

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Because your parent's job is to protect our awesome country and preserve our freedoms — you support them no matter what!