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January 10, 2017

 

A Venezuelan soldier

As Venezuelans Go Hungry, The Military Is Trafficking In Food

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.

December 14, 2016

 

Blue Seal ice cream sign

Blue Seal: The GI Ice Cream That Okinawans Made Their Own

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.

February 24, 2015

 

Sara Creech with chicken

Back From War, On To The Farm

Veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to be unemployed than both civilians and veterans of other wars.

February 20, 2014

Rising Need 

commissary

More Military Families Using Food Stamps

Food stamp use at military groceries has risen for the sixth straight year.

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