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06 April 2010

Fast food axed at Afghan bases

Fast food joints where soldiers wolf down burgers and pizza will soon be a thing of the past, as the US military reminds soldiers they are at war and not in "an amusement park".

Fast food joints where soldiers wolf down burgers and pizza will soon be a thing of the past at bases in Afghanistan, as the US military reminds soldiers they are at war and not in "an amusement park".

The US military says its beef with the burger joints is that they take up valuable resources like water, power, flight and convoy space and that cutting back on non-essentials is key to running an efficient military operation.

Non-essential luxuries

 
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