Food As Their Spouses Lost Jobs In the Pandemic, More Troops Began Relying On Emergency Food Aid By Carson Frame • May 3, 2021 Carson Frame / American Homefront A new report says military families are relying more on food banks and other emergency aid, partly because military spouses lost their jobs or had their hours cut during the pandemic. Leaving MREs Behind, Veterans Build Community Through Learning To Cook By Sarah Harris • Dec 17, 2018 Sarah Harris / American Homefront A cooking program in upstate New York helps veterans find camaraderie in the kitchen. A Frantic Effort To Nourish WWII Troops Led To This Common Breakfast Staple By Bobbie O'Brien • Nov 26, 2018 Florida Citrus Exchange, McKay Archives, Florida Southern College An effort to prevent scurvy in U.S. troops led to the growth of the orange juice industry, popularizing what had been a relatively obscure beverage. VA Partners With Food Banks As More Veterans Struggle To Afford Food By Carson Frame • May 17, 2018 Carson Frame / American Homefront More than 1.4 million veterans of all ages rely on government food assistance, but food insecurity is disproportionately common among post 9/11 veterans. How Many Military Families Need Food Assistance? The Pentagon Doesn't Know By Dorian Merina • Apr 18, 2017 Dorian Merina / American Homefront Thousands of military households rely on government food assistance programs, but the Pentagon doesn't track how many service members have trouble feeding their families.