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The Army is field testing a concept food truck to deliver breakfast, lunch, and dinner to troops in training and field environments, Army Times reported March 12. The idea is to get soldiers fed without having to break and head back to the dining facility. Of course, back in the day, we just gave everyone an MRE and told you to suck it up. I guess being a kinder and gentler Army means considering the troops’ gastrointestinal tracts and the field latrines too.

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On the heels of President Donald Trump’s executive order barring immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries, Starbucks announced that it would hire 10,000 refugees across 75 countries over the next five years. While praised by some, the decision also sparked outrage from others, who saw it as a slap in the face to the millions of Americans currently in need of jobs. A social media campaign to #BoycottStarbucks quickly got underway. The proposed alternative: hire 10,000 U.S. military veterans instead.  

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