It Takes an Insane Amount of Food to Feed Deployed Troops on Thanksgiving

100,000 pounds? 200,000? 300,000?
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Photo credit Photo courtesy of Petty Officer 1st Class Monica Nelson
By , Connecting Vets

Troops serving in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and the southwestern border all received Thanksgiving treats thanks to the Defense Logistics Agency. But just how much food does it take to feed an army?

300,000 pounds of food. 

How many turkeys, hams, pies, and sweet potatoes is that exactly? 

Well, it's...

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Happy Thanksgiving to all our deployed troops!

Photos courtesy of DVIDS.

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