The Marine Corps is considering a grunt-specific option for Meals Ready to Eat. Considering the fact that infantrymen typically have to field-strip their ration packs to eliminate unnecessary weight during expeditionary missions, it makes sense for the service to consider a lighter option with more essentials.

According to Brig. Gen. Joseph Shrader, commander of Marine Corps Systems Command, “We want to get at that, what they haven’t chucked. Is there a special infantry MRE out there that lends itself to being easy to carry, and lance corporals, [privates first class] don’t have to field strip that trash.”

So Task & Purpose wants to know if it were up to you, what would you eat, what would you toss, and what should they add? Plus, if it’s not on our list, leave us a note in the comments.

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