Pentagon sends 300,000 kilos of Thanksgiving dinner meals to troops
Company delivered greater than 300,000 kilos of conventional Thanksgiving meals, like ham and candy potatoes, to service members all through the Center East, Europe, Africa and on the southwestern border.
This yr service members obtained:
- 9,738 entire turkeys
- 51,234 kilos of roasted turkey
- 74,036 kilos of beef
- 21,758 kilos of ham
- 67,860 kilos of shrimp
- 16,284 kilos of candy potatoes
- 81,360 pies
- 19,284 truffles
- 7,836 gallons of eggnog
“Lots of America’s navy women and men are away from residence this Thanksgiving, making sacrifices to safe our freedom and to guard our southern border,” stated Military Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, who oversees the huge logistical operation on behalf of the Protection Division.