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by noderaser
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: Wheat snack bread - What is that aftertaste?
Replies: 14
Views: 1263

Re: Wheat snack bread - What is that aftertaste?

That's odd, the hamburger buns in the IMPs I had tasted fine to me... 2015 production.
by noderaser
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: warning for veterans
Replies: 13
Views: 363

Re: warning for veterans

I don't know about VA cards, but for current personnel it's a federal crime for anyone to make a copy of a military or government ID, for anything other than healthcare purposes. I've had to raise that issue with an online discount program; I'll gladly give my (sanitized) DD214 if verification is ne...
by noderaser
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: FEMA food packs for recent hurricanes
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: FEMA food packs for recent hurricanes

I usually see a lot of the commercial MREs in disaster response scenarios... But yeah, I can imagine that the supplies were pretty low this year with all the crap going down.
by noderaser
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Army Ranger Kills Enemy With MRE Spoon
Replies: 10
Views: 362

Re: Army Ranger Kills Enemy With MRE Spoon

That one's been going around for years, you'll find it popping up every now and then without any "actionable" info.
by noderaser
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Hot Weather M.O.R.E
Replies: 8
Views: 277

Re: Hot Weather M.O.R.E

Simon2002mre wrote:I have been having trouble because the seller hypes up the price because they think "IT IS THE RAREST RATION IN THE WORLD"

Used car salesman, eh?
by noderaser
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WANTED: US mess kit
Replies: 6
Views: 262

Re: WANTED: US mess kit

Fox wrote:Nobody conections with us troops in germany? :D

Not sure if that would be of any assistance, I highly doubt anything like that has been used at a dining facility for a number of years.
by noderaser
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Salad Bar
Replies: 12
Views: 574

Re: Salad Bar

Pass!
by noderaser
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Gluten Free MRE options?
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: Gluten Free MRE options?

It's true that it would be a "disqualifying condition", though I know a handful of people who are gluten intolerant in the service. And, they are in fact pretty much on their own--if they pressed the issue, it would probably result in a medical-board discharge. However, I would hazard a gu...
by noderaser
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: How often do they mess up?
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: How often do they mess up?

What was the date of production? If they're not stored properly, they can go bad surprisingly fast. If stored properly, they can be stored for decades without ill effect.
by noderaser
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: East German NVA bunker open house
Replies: 13
Views: 560

Re: East German NVA bunker open house

I really like the cold war stuff, maybe one of these days when I manage to make it across the pond, I'll get to see some of it. We just completed some training up at one of the former SAGE radar sites in Central Oregon. Only part of an original building remains, the rest is just foundations and rubb...

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