Regulations for retired pay based on service in the Reserve The Secretary of the Navy may prescribe regulations for the Navy and the Marine Corps to carry out chapter 67 of this title. CHAPTER 557.—RATIONS Sec.
6081. 6082. 6083. 6084.
Navy ration: persons entitled to. Navy ration: composition. Fixing cost on certain vessels and stations. Enlisted members assigned to mess: basic allowance for subsistence paid to mess.
6085. Flight rations. 6086. Subsistence in hospital messes; hospital ration. 6087. Sale of meals by general messes.
§ 6081. Navy r a t i o n: persons entitled to (a) Except when entitled to a basic allowance for subsistence or to a per diem in place of subsistence, each enlisted member of the naval service is entitled to a Navy ration for each day that he is on active duty, including each day that he is on leave. (b) Each midshipman is entitled to a Navy ration, or the commuted value of the ration in money, for each day that he is on active duty, including each day that he is on leave. (c) The Secretary of the Navy may prescribe regulations stating the conditions under which the ration or its commuted value shall be allowed under subsection (b) and may prescribe regulations establishing the rates at which the ration shall be commuted under that subsection. § 6082. Navy r a t i o n: composition (a) The Navy ration consists of the following daily allowance of provisions: (1) Eight ounces of biscuit or twelve ounces of soft bread or twelve ounces of flour. (2) Twelve ounces of preserved meat or fourteen ounces of salt or smoked meat or twenty ounces of fresh meat, fish, or poultry. (3) Twelve ounces of dried vegetables or eighteen ounces of canned vegetables or forty-four ounces of fresh vegetables. (4) Four ounces of dried fruit or ten ounces of canned fruit or six ounces of preserved fruit or sixteen ounces of fresh fruit or six ounces of canned fruit or vegetable juices, or one ounce of powdered fruit juices, or six-tenths of an ounce of concentrated fruit juices. (5) Two ounces of cocoa or two ounces of coffee or one-half ounce of tea. (6) Four ounces of evaporated milk or one ounce of powdered milk or one-half pint of fresh milk. (7) One and six-tenths ounces of butter. (8) One and six-tenths ounces of cereal or rice or starch foods. (9) One-half ounce of cheese.