army brat

An army brat is a term commonly used in modern language which most people can relate to or at least remember hearing at some point or another. An army brat is a child who grew up with one or both parents that were in the army. It is usually in reference to the fact that their family moved around a lot, which is common when people are in the military. Children of parents in the army often refer to themselves as army brats to explain why they move around and other consequences.