Lots of food, fun for Thanksgiving
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sgt. Maj. George Camanera, senior enlisted leader for the 59th Ordnance Brigade, serves a Thanksgiving meal to Soldiers at the Samuel Sharpe Warrior Restaurant Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023 on Fort Gregg-Adams, Va. (Photo by Juan Jimenez) (Photo Credit: Juan Jimenez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lots of food, fun for Thanksgiving
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Eldred K. Ramtahal, commander of the 59th Ordnance Brigade (center) and Command Sgt. Maj. George Camanera, senior enlisted leader for the 59th Ordnance Brigade (right) serve a Thanksgiving meal to Soldiers at the Samuel Sharpe Warrior Restaurant Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023 on Fort Gregg-Adams, Va. (Photo Credit: Juan Jimenez) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lots of food, fun for Thanksgiving
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Eldred K. Ramtahal, commander of the 59th Ordnance Brigade, serves a Thanksgiving meal to Soldiers at the Samuel Sharpe Warrior Restaurant Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023 on Fort Gregg-Adams, Va. (Photo Credit: Juan Jimenez) VIEW ORIGINAL

FORT GREGG-ADAMS, Va. — This year, the Thanksgiving meal on post included almost two tons of turkeys.

It took an army of 550 Food Service contractors to prepare and serve Thanksgiving meals for soldiers across five Warrior Restaurants. Various senior Leaders helped serve the meal as well.

According to Eveline Rosado-Haliday, the installation food program manager, they fed more than 7,000 Soldiers as part of this year’s event.

The meal included:

  • 3,910 pounds of turkeys
  • 2,332 pounds of steamship round
  • 2,710 pounds of ham
  • 1,140 pounds of salmon
  • 2,475 pounds of cornish hens
  • 150 cases of mashed potatoes
  • 74 cases of yams
  • 1,984 pounds of mac and cheese