About 23,000 military families rely on food stamps, but advocates say that number is only a partial picture of the need among people who are currently serving.
Venture into black markets and you'll find food unavailable in cheaper state-run groceries. The military isn't just running markets. It's getting rich off them.
Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers in Okinawa, Japan. Today, its fusion of tastes is loved by locals and tourists alike.
Veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to be unemployed than both civilians and veterans of other wars.
Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.