Feeding the Soldiers in Iraq

Pavek, Michael K.
January 2005
Army Logistician;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p17
The article reports on feeding standard of U.S. soldiers deployed in Iraq. During their deployment to Iraq, the soldiers of the Field Feeding Platoon (FFP) of Headquarters and Headquarters Company (HHC), 296th Brigade Support Battalion (BSB), 3d Brigade, 2d Infantry Division, from Fort Lewis, Washington, supported troops in 12 different locations in northern Iraq. They operated in environments that ranged from austere at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Pacesetter in Samarra to urban in Mosul and Tal Afar. This required them to adapt continually to an ever-changing operating environment and enemy.


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