12 December 2005

Do you gain weight on MREs?

What do you know? Marine HQ has determined that it's not necessary for overweight Marines to continue on the Marine Corps’ Body Composition Program* when in a combat zone.

I can't believe it's taken this long to eliminate such a morale irritant**.

* In the Air Force we called it the "Fat Boy" program, I'm sure that the other services have similar unofficial terms.

** The polite way of saying "chicken sh*t"

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