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by OtisRNeedleman
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Buying MRE legalities & USDA Confiscation
Replies: 6
Views: 616

Re: Buying MRE legalities & USDA Confiscation

Went to the commissary this morning. They had cases of TOTMs and MREs for sale. Believe commissary has been selling quite a few rations since the ChiCom Flu hit.
by OtisRNeedleman
Sun May 24, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Latest MCW menus
Replies: 3
Views: 407

Re: Latest MCW menus

Here's where you can find the latest menus for the various types of operational rations.

https://www.dla.mil/TroopSupport/Subsis ... sPrograms/
by OtisRNeedleman
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Price Gouging Due to COVID-19
Replies: 21
Views: 7488

Re: Price Gouging Due to COVID-19

I was in our local commissary last week. The MRE section was bare. Empty. Stripped. Not even a single Veggie Taco Pasta TOTM left. Even before this recent madness, full MREs were edging up to over $10 each or $120+ a case. Went to the commissary today. Plenty of cases of TOTM's available, both Worn...
by OtisRNeedleman
Sat Mar 07, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Price Gouging Due to COVID-19
Replies: 21
Views: 7488

Re: Price Gouging Due to COVID-19

Price of MREs still the same at the commissary.
by OtisRNeedleman
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Shopping for MREs at our local military supply
Replies: 9
Views: 3969

Re: Shopping for MREs at our local military supply

This past Saturday noticed our commissary was selling MREs again, singly and by the case. Still selling TOTMs.
by OtisRNeedleman
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Got a really neat book today regarding rations.
Replies: 2
Views: 2467

Re: Got a really neat book today regarding rations.

Book spends a lot of time on the various models of the C ration and the 5-in-1 ration. These were the main operational rations used during the Korean War. There's also good stuff on various types of rations used by pilots/aircrews and survival rations. Book gets into a lot of detail, with production...
by OtisRNeedleman
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?
Replies: 9
Views: 4810

Re: WWII Logan Bar - Is it real or fake?

The D rations used by the Army would have been called just that. They would not have been called Logan Bars. My guess - a commercial product. Hard to think many were sold. Colonel Logan formulated the chocolate so it wasn't real sweet and eaten as a candy bar. He wanted the bar to taste "just better...
by OtisRNeedleman
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Got a really neat book today regarding rations.
Replies: 2
Views: 2467

Got a really neat book today regarding rations.

Titie is Special Rations for the Armed Forces , put out by the Army Quartermaster General in 1958. Period covered is 1946-1953. Book covers C,K,D, E, 5-in-1, 10-in-1, and more. Book is 375 pages long. Lots of good information. Been looking for this for some time. Cost about $55, but book is in very ...
by OtisRNeedleman
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: $50.00 Cash Mystery box
Replies: 2
Views: 1914

Re: $50.00 Cash Mystery box

I'm game. What the hell, why not. Ordered mine. Looking forward to seeing what shows up.
by OtisRNeedleman
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Tons of DOD info on MREs
Replies: 3
Views: 2594

Re: Tons of DOD info on MREs

Neat! Thanks!