Army Pumping Millions into Food Kiosks, But They May Soon Be Obsolete

Christine Wormuth, secretary of the Army

The Army is spending at least $4 million to expand its so-called food kiosks on bases this year. But that new method of feeding soldiers does not have to follow the service’s own nutrition rules and may quickly be out of date as Army officials eye allowing meal cards to be used at commissaries. Kiosks […]

The Army Is Going All-In on Food Kiosks as Base Dining Facilities Struggle

Soldiers with the 3rd Infantry Division shop at the Culinary Outpost Kiosk at Fort Stewart, Ga.

The Army is doubling down on its so-called food kiosks on bases, a small setup in which soldiers can take snacks on the go, but the increased reliance has sparked concerns. The kiosks are generally designed to serve 1,000 soldiers a day and offer an alternative or a supplemental food source apart from traditional dining […]