Lance Cpl. Ben P. Moore, a field radio operator with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Lufkin, Texas, gives a Marine a scoop of refried beans during an afternoon meal here, Feb. 5. More than 2,000 Marines and Sailors on the USS BHR line up outside the mess areas to receive their daily rations of hot food. The mess crew cooks 42,000 servigs worth of food for five dishes to complete the four meals served each day. The crew also prepares desserts, assortments of fruit, and cold and hot drinks. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marines Corps' force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.
130305-M-FF989-004.JPG Photo By: Lance Cpl. Codey R. Underwood

Mar 9, 2013
USS BONHOMME RICHARD, At Sea - Lance Cpl. Ben P. Moore, a field radio operator with Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, and a native of Lufkin, Texas, gives a Marine a scoop of refried beans during an afternoon meal here, Feb. 5. More than 2,000 Marines and Sailors on the USS BHR line up outside the mess areas to receive their daily rations of hot food. The mess crew cooks 42,000 servigs worth of food for five dishes to complete the four meals served each day. The crew also prepares desserts, assortments of fruit, and cold and hot drinks. The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward-deployed MEU and is the Marines Corps' force in readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.


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