List of military food topics

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This is a list of military food topics. Military food topics include military rations, how military foods are prepared, distributed and utilized.

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A ship's biscuit (hardtack)—purportedly the oldest in the world—displayed at the maritime museum in Kronborg, Denmark.

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A HOOAH! Bar as packaged in Meal, Ready-to-Eat field rations

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Main articles: Garrison ration and Field ration
A Marine Corps-issued A-ration, colloquially known as a "bag nasty." This example contains two breakfast sandwiches, cereal, crackers with peanut butter and jam, a muffin, fresh fruit, and a drink.
U.S. military C-rations
Meal, Ready-to-Eat No. 23 – chicken breast filled with rib meat
Garrison rations are foods that are served to military personnel when they are stationed at a location. This term is mostly used with respect to historic militaries.
Field rations are a canned or pre-packaged meal, easily prepared and eaten, transported by military troops on the battlefield. They are designed for minimal preparation in the field, using canned, pre-cooked or freeze-dried foods, powdered beverage mixes and concentrated food bars, as well as for long shelf life.

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  1. ^ "Your Mobile Canteen in Action". Imperial War Museum. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 

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