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Kids Feel They're in the Army, Too

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FORT BRAGG — When your parents' careers are wrapped upin the military, it can feel as if you are in the Army, too. Fort Braggis taking steps to learn what kinds of problems kids might be having withmilitary life.

For the first time, Army brass set up meetings for teenagers to talkabout theexperiences they have had living in and near the post, along with whatthey like and dislike.

The teens came up with enough observations to fill several paper-ladeneasels. Among their concerns: not enough recreational and jobopportunities.

One student who participated in the session, Stephanie Chapman,explained the next step.

One person from each of the four break-out meetings will present theirconcerns before the post's Family Symposium scheduled next week.

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