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The new Hooah barMREs Set Standard for Military Rations

If you cooked a meal, stored it in a stifling hot warehouse, dropped it out of an airplane, dragged it through the mud, left it out with bugs and vermin, and ate it three years later, nothing would happen-if it were an MRE. ... (Continued)

Components: Wheat in the Army Ration
Wheat is the most important of the cereals grown in this country. It thrives in temperate regions, but does not flourish in the tropics. All wheat's may ... (Continued)
At Sea: One for the Birds
The question -- "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" -- had plagued man through the ages. Endless debate had raged, but the egg people ... (Continued)
Ration Law: 1794 Navy Ration
As early as 1794, Congress provided for the daily subsistence of Navymen. Here's the bill of fare, as prescribed by law ... (Continued)
New Rations: Boxed Kitchen
Pull the tab, wait about 20 minutes and then unpack the box containing separate heated entrée, vegetable, starch and dessert trays complete with plates ...  (Continued)
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