Food stamps helped me serve my country. Don't cut them now
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisf...elped-me-serve


My single mom struggled to put food on the table sometimes, so government assistance was part of what made me a soldier

I've eaten government food during two periods in my life: as a child and as a soldier. The first led to the second in more ways than one, and permanently influenced the way I look at food aid.