The current ration is the Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE). From the Revolutionary War to the Spanish-American War, the United States army ration, as decreed by the Continental Congress, was the garrison ration, which consisted of meat or salt fish, bread or hardtack, and vegetables .What are emergency food rations?
Sustainable Emergency Rations (Seeds and Such) Peanut Butter Vacuum Sealed Crackers Dried Fruit Granola Bars Powdered Milk Multi Vitamins Sports Drinks Trail Mix and NutsWhat are military food rations?
The History of Military Food. The history of military food dates back to the Revolutionary War when there were two kinds of food allowances: garrison rations and spirit rations. Garrison rations consisted of meat or salted fish, vegetables, and bread or hardtack (a type of biscuit made with flour, water, and sometimes salt).