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What soldiers eat

Posted September 10, 2010
Updated September 11, 2010

The New York Times has a neat interactive piece about the pre-packaged meals that soldiers from different nations eat.


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  • Proud Wife and Mother Sep 15, 2010

    Brings back memories of my time in the service. My comrades and I would trade a lot. Out in the field those MRE's aren't that bad! :-)

  • gator nation gal Sep 11, 2010

    For some reason I found it interesting that the US was the only one to incude toilet paper.

  • CB123 Sep 11, 2010

    I know someone deployed who sent a picture of their Thursday night meal... a surf & turf with Steak & lobster tail! He says he eats better there than back here at home. I think those serving should get every comfort they can, God knows they deserve it.

  • lizlizardrn Sep 11, 2010

    Sent this to my son in Afghanistan...waiting to hear reply. He has say American MREs aren't bad.

  • TE Champion Sep 10, 2010

    I think I'd go hungry.

  • AnitaN Sep 10, 2010


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