troopers complain about base meals

Instances look robust for the U.S. Army if a photograph of the breakfast served at one of many eating services to a soldier with the 299th Brigade Assist Battalion is any indication.

“I suppose 299BSB is broke as hell, and we nonetheless went to NTC,” wrote person u/willsugmar, who shared an image of a meager biscuit, unhappy scrambled eggs, and a pathetic puddle of gravy.

Many commenters likened the meal to jail meals.

“In jail or the DFAC?” requested person diopsideINcalcite. “As a result of DFAC can get tough while you’re combating over French toast. Dudes get shanked routinely.”

Some went up to now with the joke as to debate all of the troopers they’ve needed to shank with a view to get a good meal.

Complaints in regards to the meals at set up eating halls throughout the Protection Division aren’t new. And navy officers don’t monitor the effectiveness of their potential to feed service members, in keeping with a report by the Authorities Accountability Workplace.

The Protection Division withholds cash from troops’ pay to offer on-post meals, 3 times a day. The standard of these meals, nonetheless, have left a nasty style in service members’ mouths.

“After many damaged guarantees the system remains to be largely the identical, with proof exhibiting that service members on meal playing cards are consuming lower than half the meals they’re entitled to and for which they’re charged,” Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, mentioned in an announcement to Navy Instances.

Opinions of base eating services on Yelp additionally paint a dire image.

As for the dismal breakfast, “Convicts in Federal jail eat higher then that,” wrote person Florida_man727.

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Sarah Sicard is a Senior Editor with Navy Instances. She beforehand served because the Digital Editor of Navy Instances and the Army Instances Editor. Different work will be discovered at Nationwide Protection Journal, Job & Function, and Protection News.