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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About 200 Red Cross snack packs have been distributed daily, Madrigal said, along with about 100 Meals Ready to Eat. Another 200 gallons of water have been given out per day for pets and other purposes, he said.
In addition, they assisted Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic with the procurement of more than 1,200 meals ready to eat and nearly 1,500 cases of water.
There will be one question on the form that asks "number in each household." This information allows us to calculate the amount of potable water and Heater Meal' or Meals Ready to Eat (MRE) that would be needed in a public health emergency.
"We supply custom-designed meals ready to eat in special packets to military camps and training schools in the region," said KIG marketing and communications manager Abdullah Al Salman.
Q A friend has managed to control her diabetes by following a "GI diet." Can you shed light on what she means, since I don't think she is referring to the "Meals Ready to Eat" used by the military!
Ampac has been a producer of MRE (Meals Ready to Eat) retort pouches for the US military for many years.
The only diversion, emanated from amongst the rows of packed seats; two Senior Airmen discussing meals ready to eat.
Military personnel familiar with Meals Ready to Eat (MRE's) have other affectionate names for them: Meals Ready to Exit, Meals Rejected by Enemy.
We won't cook, but we will have MRE (meals ready to eat).
On the instructions of the Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif Pakistan further provided major relief goods including 2546 Tents, 23065 Tarpaulin Shelters, 15 Community shelters, 1000 blankets, 12.5 tons Medicines, 500 Kg lentils, 500 Kg Water (measured as weight of 1.5 Litres bottles), 20 tons of rice, 3000 meals ready to eat (MREs) and 3 tons of food packs.
So far, nine C-130 relief Flights including the present two have been operated and the relief carried included Army Field Hospital of 30 beds (50 member with doctors, paramedics and technicians), 38 Men army USAR team with state of art equipment ( team has returned after successfully completing their assigned task) , medicines and 3,000 packs of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) for different communities / stranded tourists, 1,565 tents, 15 Community Shelter, 3000 tarpaulin shelters, 3 ton of food packs, 1 ton rice, 3000 Meals Ready to Eat and 12 tons of medicines (sent with the hospital and also regularly in ensuing flights).
Buying MREs (meals ready to eat) with a 5 year shelf life (depending on where you buy them, they could be nearly expired)...