Strange WORNICK MRE

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laughing_man
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Strange WORNICK MRE

Post by laughing_man » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:14 pm

I found strange WORNIC MRE by eBay.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-INDIVUAL-U ... 2328527453
Are these old MRE for civilians?
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Re: Strange WORNICK MRE

Post by Travelowl » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:49 pm

Yes, they pop up here and there often. From the late 90s I believe.

Not sure if I have ever seen the components however. That would be interesting.

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Re: Strange WORNICK MRE

Post by laughing_man » Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:02 pm

Yes, I think that a tan color bag and the address of Texas are the keys of that era!

Usually, since it is printed with a mere font, the logo of "THE WORNICK COMPANY" is interesting. :D

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Re: Strange WORNICK MRE

Post by Cortexmelon » Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:48 pm

I bought Menu 4, and the year of packing is 1998. My menu was Pasta and Vegetables in Alfredo Style Sauce (I thought it was dreadful, one of the worst entrees i've had in an MRE. Explains why it was only an entree for 4 years lol).

The really cool thing about the ration was there actually was RCW (Ration Cold Weather) components inside the pouch!!

The contents were:
Pasta and Vegetables in Alfredo Style Sauce
Vegetable Crackers
Strawberry Jam
Oatmeal Cookie Bars (RCW Version)
Beverage Base, Powder, Orange, Fortified (RCW Version)

Images I took of the pack (Sorry for awful camera phone quality!):

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Re: Strange WORNICK MRE

Post by cavguy » Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:50 pm

Cortexmelon wrote:
Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:48 pm
I bought Menu 4, and the year of packing is 1998. My menu was Pasta and Vegetables in Alfredo Style Sauce
I remember this meal, the taste of the alfredo sauce was super fake and just all wrong! This and the "newer" omelet and the veggie burger were a few of the worst ever meals in my book.

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