MARINES LOSE HOT MEAL?
“Mid-Rats” to Now Be MREs
By Harold Hutchison
Marines in Camp Leatherneck, their major base in Afghanistan are getting one less hot meal as the Obama Administration carries out its timetable-based drawdown from Afghanistan. The “mid-rats” – a meal served at midnight for servicemen – are being replaced by Meals Ready to Eat.
Never mind if a timetable-based drawdown is wise, is it really smart to drop a hot meal for troops at a major base?