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Task Force Currahee Soldiers provide 3 hot meals a day

 

Written by U.S. Army Spc. Luther L. Boothe Jr.
Task Force Currahee, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionThe CurraheesPaktika Province, Afghanistan – Food service specialists from Task Force Currahee feed the Soldiers serving at Forward Operating Base Tillman here and have proven that nothing will deny their passion for providing fellow Currahees with the satisfaction of three hot meals a day.

The food service specialists of 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division start their day well before sunrise and end the day long after sundown, yet they find no room for complaints or time to be tired.

U.S. Army Pfc. Ashley N. Crim, a Valley, AL, native prepares freshly cut pineapple for Soldiers stationed at Forward Operating Base Tillman here Sept. 10th. (Photo by U.S. Army Spc. Luther L. Boothe Jr., Task Force Currahee Public Affairs, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division)“Our mission is to make sure everybody on the FOB is fed well and to do our best to get the Soldiers three hot meals a day,” said U.S. Army Sgt. Tim Hunnicutt of Atlanta, the noncommissioned officer in charge of dining facility operations. “In order to accomplish our mission, we typically work from 5:45am until 8:00pm.”

However, it is not about working certain hours or shifts. The food service professionals are committed to making sure the mission is complete, even if that means a late night, said Hunnicutt. There have been plenty of occasions where an infantry patrol has been out past normal chow hours, and the Soldiers stay late to make sure everybody is fed. «Read the rest of this article»

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