personnel at the bivouac begin preparation of the
carry these two volves two trips
meals forward. forward during
This procedure in- the night and some-
be used to to troops.
g. When it is impracticable to effect the delivery of rations to troops in the usual manner, the indi- vidual reserve ration should be consumed, but only on instructions of battalion and separate company commanders; in isolated cases, blanket authority
or a portion in order to stimulation.
of the reserve ration should be heated provide maximum nourishment and
h. The regimental supply officer determines the best plan for rationing the troops and, after ap- proval by the regimental commander, transmits the plan to battalion supply officers and to commanders
the plan are transmitted to the service company commander as early as practicable in order that he may give timely instructions to mess personnel
of the various companies.
plan includes are appropri-