Who knew? The Army is taking inspiration from the bog trotters of yore

 The Dinneen family enterprise is (temporarily) put out of business

The Dinneen family enterprise is (temporarily) put out of business

In an effort to minimize the resentment troops in forward positions feel towards stay-at-base support personnel, the Army will not set up Burger King branches when it deploys to Poland. 

“You are never going to see Burger King,” Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, the top Army commander in Europe, warned soldiers of the 2nd Cavalry Regiment at a recent rehearsal drill. “Be ready for potatoes three meals a day for six months. The Irish have figured out how to make it interesting. I am sure you can, too.”

The Irish made their potatoes "interesting" by distilling them; I wonder if our troops will do the same.