combat rations

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combat rations

A generic term for military-issue food provided to soldiers on the front line of combat.
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As an intern at Esprit de Corps, Knoll had uncomplainingly eaten nothing but military field rations for 30 days straight, but the sudden departure of Hillier had buckled him emotionally like a baseball bat to the ribs.
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