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by CaptBob
Sat Dec 13, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Help identify this LRP ration!
Replies: 7
Views: 2248

Help identify this LRP ration!

2.jpg I'm trying to find out when this LRP might have been produced. Of course, there are no date codes printed anywhere on the exterior, nor on any of the components inside. Here's what I know: As you can see, the bag is dark brown; however, the weight of the plastic is lighter than the old MRE ba...
by CaptBob
Fri Feb 23, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Mardi Gras photo...
Replies: 2
Views: 1262

Mardi Gras photo...

I was looking around for Mardi Gras pix on the web and found this: http://www.mardigrascostumepics.com/mediagallery/mediaobjects/disp/a/a_dsc01394.jpg The picture and the rest of the Mardi Gras stuff can be found at: http://www.mardigrascostumepics.com/mediagallery/media.php?f=0&sort=0&s=20061117212...
by CaptBob
Sun Nov 19, 2006 5:10 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: New first strike ration
Replies: 9
Views: 4796

Here's a link to a PowerPoint presentation from a May 2006 conference:

http://www.militaryfood.org/powerpoint/ ... _DAILY.ppt
by CaptBob
Sun Nov 19, 2006 5:04 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Butter
Replies: 8
Views: 4052

You want REAL butter? I found this site the othe day: http://www.mrewholesalers.com/cannedbutterdetails.html Real butter, in a can, from New Zealand. http://www.mrewholesalers.com/images/138_full_case_of_24_r2.JPG http://www.mrewholesalers.com/images/143_Butter_Plated.JPG http://www.mrewholesalers.c...
by CaptBob
Sun Nov 19, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Natick Center PowerPoint presentation
Replies: 3
Views: 1849

Natick Center PowerPoint presentation

http://www.militaryfood.org/powerpoint/F06_SESSIONIIA_MREUPDATE_AYLWARD.ppt From the R&DA Fall meeting, October 18 2006. My favorite comment from a solider in the field test, regarding Chicken and Dumplings: "There was a flatulence symphony in my tent all night." You can't get much higher praise th...
by CaptBob
Sun Nov 19, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: MRE Reviews
Topic: 1993 Beef Stew
Replies: 4
Views: 2829

Re: 1993 Beef Stew

Deadheadmatt wrote:Well, I tried another MRE out of the 1993 ...
Interestingly, the MRE did not contain a spoon....
I opened up a Beef Enchilada MRE the other day in my office and I guess I found your spoon -- there were two spoons in mine!
by CaptBob
Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:14 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: Mombasa Story
Replies: 2
Views: 1408

Mombasa Story

[CaptBob's brief return to the Forum].... I work with a guy who happens to be an admiral in the Naval Reserve. He told me an MRE story that happened to him when he was on active duty in Mombasa, Kenya several years ago. He, and many others, were in Mombasa during the tense times of the bombings. The...
by CaptBob
Thu Sep 21, 2006 9:53 pm
Forum: MREs
Topic: DANGER: EXHAUST!
Replies: 14
Views: 6705

Hey! When you gotta go, you gotta go FAST!
by CaptBob
Sun Jun 25, 2006 11:08 pm
Forum: MRE Tips & Tricks
Topic: MRE Matches
Replies: 23
Views: 30628

You probably shouldn't smoke while doing this. You could get heartburn!
by CaptBob
Sat Jun 17, 2006 1:43 am
Forum: MREs
Topic: The last survival food item I'd want
Replies: 7
Views: 2845

But they do contain 17 percent squirrel parts!

Mmmmm....must be for the folks whose diet includes the Saturday night "Road Kill Special".

"Hey Cletus! We're havin' cabbage flakes and squirrel tonight!!"