Marine Forces Reserve - Adazi, Latvia Marines with Food Service Company, Combat Logistics Regiment 45, 4th Marine Logistics Group, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve, implemented the use of an Expeditionary Field Kitchen during Exercise Saber Strike 17, June 3-14, 2017. The field kitchen provided Marines with an efficient way to prepare and serve hot food that is equivalent to using conventional kitchen equipment. With all of the equipment provided in the compact working enviro
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet - Manama, Bahrain Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Michael Colburn, sous chef, and Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Ndambuki, chef de cuisine, achieved their ACF certifications through written exams and practical tests.
“I just want to show continued education in my job field,” said Colburn, a native of Naples, Florida. “I want to be the best that I can at what I do.”
Colburn prepared a menu of toasted almond salad with
Commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet - Sasebo, Japan Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Michael Hahnrauch and Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Tucker were each awarded a Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal June 7 for their heroic effort.
Hahnrauch and Tucker had rescued an American civilian from drowning on Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo during the early morning of May 25.
“I didn’t think, I just acted,” said Hahnrauch. “I saw someone in trouble and I did what n
341 Missile Wing Public Affairs - Montana The 341st Force Support Squadron hosted the second quarter Warrior Chef competition June 7, at the Grizzly Bend. Warrior Chef is designed to recognize and reward culinary experts for superior performance, while enhancing their culinary proficiency. “The biggest thing that this competition offers is the opportunity for (the chefs) to make something beyond the basic stuff like French fries, hamburgers or eggs,” said Chief Master Sgt. La
7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment - Grafenwoehr, By, Germany “An army marches on its stomach,” said no less an authority than French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, or so the story goes. More than 200 years have passed since that famous saying, but keeping Soldiers fed and fit in today's world remains as important as ever. That timeless goal of caring for the well-being of their fellow comrades is what drives the logistical Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment
200th Military Police Command - Chicago, IL Soldiers from the 391st Military Police Battalion, under the 200th MP Command, received the 2017 Philip A. Connelly Award during a ceremonial dinner on Friday, May 19, in Chicago.
The Department of the Army’s Connelly Awards is an annual military competition, which uses military and civilian evaluators from the National Restaurant Association to recognize military units for excellence in Army food service.
“All the hard work tha
Fort Campbell Public Affairs Office - Fort Campbell, KY Food service specialists assigned to E Company, 6th Battalion, 101st General Support Aviation Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, competed May 11, 2017, in the Army’s Philip A. Connelly Program at the Corps level for field feeding.
After nearly two months of preparation, evaluators from the XVIII Airborne Corps inspected the unit’s field feeding operation. The Soldier’s performance will d
62nd Airlift Wing - Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA What do Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse and Rachael Ray all have in common with Derek Torrence? Like Torrence, they are all professional chefs. Torrence may not have the million-dollar television contract, but he does cook delicious and healthy food for members of the Armed Forces.
Derek Torrence, McChord Club executive chef, has been serving up great food at the McChord Club since May 2015. "Since I’ve been here, we’ve been trying
Naval Hospital Bremerton - Bremerton, WA When Naval Hospital Bremerton’s (NHB) Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Wojcik agreed to participate in the 2017 69th Annual Armed Force Festival’s Culinary Arts Competition, he was ready.
He had approached a family member and asked for his secret recipe to use in preparing for the ‘Ribs’ portion of the highly-contested event.
“I told my uncle that I really needed his recipe, the one that’s a winner! With a lot
Navy Public Affairs Support Element, Det. Northwest - Bremerton, WA Olympic College hosted the 25th annual Armed Forces Culinary Arts Competition at the college’s Bremer Student Center in Bremerton, Washington, May 6.
Each year service members from Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Naval Station Everett (NSE), Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) and other commands throughout the Pacific Northwest come together to compete in a battle of culinary