MARCHING TO A NEW DRUM: MILITARY FEEDING
- Field Feeding in the 21st Century. Keith, Carlos N. // Army Logistician;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p18
Focuses on the United States Army field feeding system for soldiers. Integrated combat rations; Use of robotic field feeding kitchens; Development of a field feeding strategy Army Field Feeding System-Future (AFFS-S); AFFS-S upgrades and improvements.
- Better Nutrition Efforts Fill the Army's Plate. Steele, Dennis // Army Magazine;May2014, Vol. 64 Issue 5, p45
The article discusses the efforts of the U.S. Army to keep soldiers healthy by providing better nutrition while saving billions of money in future medical care costs. Topics discussed include launch of health education programs for soldiers, revamp of menus in the Army's dining facilities to...
- Tommies in India. Magruder III, John H. // Saturday Evening Post;7/11/1942, Vol. 215 Issue 2, p50
The article focuses on the Tommies in India. A bearer runs the errands of the Tommy and receives a total of eight annas a day for his services. An individual who arrived in the country with the British army received inedible food in their reinforcement camp during the second week. It is the...
- Beyond the Ration: Sharing and Scrounging on the Western Front. Duffett, Rachel // Twentieth Century British History;Dec2011, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p453
The assumption to date has been that military provisioning was an unmitigated success for the British Army of the First World War; a judgement not reflected in the accounts of many of the rank and file soldiers on the Western Front. The men were often disappointed not merely by shortfalls, but...
- SOLDIERS GET GROUP DINING ON THE GO. // Infantry;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p4
The article reports that the Natick Soldier Center's Unitized Group Ration-Express (UGR-E) will provide a group dining capability. With a quick pull of a tab, the meals are ready in 30 to 45 minutes and provide a change of pace from Meals, Ready-to-Eat. UGR-E modules serve hot meals for up to 18...
- The Importance of Leadership in Soldiers' Nutritional Behaviors: Results from the Soldier Fueling Initiative Program Evaluation. Jackson, Theresa K.; Cable, Sonya J.; Jin, Wana K.; Robinson, Ayanna; Dennis, Sabriya D.; Vo, Linda T.; Prosser, Trish J.; Rawlings, Jess A. // U.S. Army Medical Department Journal;Oct-Dec2013, p79
Introduction: Improving Soldiers' nutritional habits continues to be a concern of the US Army, especially amidst increasing obesity and high injury rates. This study examines leadership influence on nutritional behaviors within the context of the Soldier Fueling Initiative, a program providing...
- A NEW BATTLE OF THE BULGE. Cullen, Lisa Takeuchi // Time;2/24/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 8, p14
Discusses the diet of the United States Army. Fat and cholesterol which have been reduced; Soldiers who are over weight and obese; U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center which has developed a leaner diet; Weight requirements that soldiers must meet.
- Will Long Shelf Life Earn Sandwiches the Salute of Approval? Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News;5/20/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 18, p4
Reports that scientists at the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center in Massachusetts have developed vacuum-sealed sandwiches for soldiers in the field. Duration of freshness; Food process used; Types of sandwiches developed.
- "Fueling the Team" for Better Health and Performance. Roche, Bill // Army Sustainment;May/Jun2012, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p50
The article reports on the Fueling the Team program of the U.S. Army Europe (USAREUR). It states that the program is aimed at helping soldiers, Department of the Army civilians, and family members across Europe eat healthier to improve their performance and lives. It also adds that the program...