Army & Navy: The Army's Stomach

What food do soldiers like, what do they eat because they have to? To find the answer to this and many another delicate dietetic question, the Army detailed Master Sergeant Horace Scherwin and 50 other enlisted men. In a twelve-month they examined meals served to 2,474,362 men in 500 Army mess halls, measured the contents of countless garbage cans, clocked eating habits. By last week they were able to report that the U.S. soldier:

> Likes hot dogs better than any other meat, dislikes soup.

> Likes mashed potatoes, dislikes Army fried potatoes (35% uneaten)....

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