Task & Purpose’s veterans have been fighting for years over who can create the best masterpiece from some of the military’s most notorious MREs. To settle the debate once and for all, we brought them together so they could put their culinary skills to the test in an MRE Iron Chef Challenge.
These guys claim they are the kind of chefs who can summon up a five-star experience from the equivalent of a stack of dried cardboard and a couple ladles of rabbit droppings. Watch the contest and prepare yourself for a stomach growl or two — then maybe go out and find some actual food.
If the Pentagon had to take Consumer Math class in high school, they'd flunk.
The U.S. military—correction, the U.S. taxpayer—is spending more money to buy fewer weapons. The reason? Poor acquisition practices, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
"DOD's 2018 portfolio of major weapon programs has grown in cost by $8 billion, but contains four fewer systems than last year," GAO found.
He's an Oklahoman and an Air Force vet, an actor and martial artist. The intensity of his badassery formed the basis of one of the earliest and most ubiquitous internet memes. He's a fictional member of Delta Force and a Texas Ranger, his beard a source of such virile endurance and strength that it makes Samson's biblical mane look like a bouquet of hobo pubes.
Now, Norris will live forever as the ultimate instrument of righteousness: an M1 Abrams tank.