Meals Ready-To-Eat are prepared to be transported to a KC-130J Super Hercules.
News
Eat, Rat F*ck, Kill: Your Unofficial Guide To MREs In 2017
Say goodbye to pork rib and wheat snack bread, and hello to bagels and burrito bowl MREs.
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Humor
We Had MRE Thanksgiving, And It Was Disgusting
An Army veteran cooks the world’s most disgusting Thanksgiving dinner.
U.S. Navy Corpsmen assigned to Field Medical Training Battalion East (FMTB-E), eat meals, ready to eat during a final exercise (FINEX) at Camp Johnson, N.C., March 2, 2016.
Health & Fitness
What Does The Perfect Infantry MRE Look Like?
If you could choose, which MRE items would you keep? The Marine Corps needs to know.
A panel from the instructions printed on the flameless ration heater shows the phrase “rock or something.”
History
Here’s The Ridiculous Story Behind A ‘Rock Or Something’
How “rock or something” became a phrase recognized across the military.
Rudy Reyes is an actor, a former recon Marine, and a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Entertainment
10 Questions Only A Veteran Would Ask Rudy Reyes
Former recon Marine of “Generation Kill” fame, Rudy Reyes talks with Task & Purpose about his military service.
Stephen Colbert gets an earful from an Army drill sergeant.
Joining the Military
8 Military Punishments That Wouldn’t Fly In The Civilian World
These laws and punishments seem antiquated, but they’re still used in the military.
Juan Leon tackles the 21-day MRE challenge.
Humor
Civilian Destroyed After Eating MREs For 21 Days
A journalist ate nothing but MREs for three weeks, and it basically destroyed him.
A pile of Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) lies on the floor at an Armed Force for the Defense of Mozambique (FADM) compound here July 30, 2010.
Humor
A Survival Guide To The Best And Worst MREs
Finding a good MRE shouldn’t be a game of chance. It’s time to start choosing the right ones.
U.S. Army Capt. Jefferson Mason, left, serves Thanksgiving dinner to a Soldier on Joint Combat Outpost Mushan, Afghanistan, Nov. 22, 2012.
History
7 Things You Probably Never Knew About Thanksgiving And The Military
Here’s some interesting facts about how the military has celebrated over a century’s worth of Turkey Days.