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I can only assume that the new moon represents a C for C rations. All I know is I never want to eat another one as long as I live.

IMPROVING ANSWER: Could it be that this "red Crescent" symbol means that the meal is OK for observant Muslims to eat? The Red Crescent is like the Red Cross for the Muslim world. Military C-rations are often given to needy civilians in times of disaster, war, etc


It DEFINITELY does NOT mean that the meal is halal (complies with dietary rules of Islam) nor that it is Kosher- many of the meals are not. And I would note that C Rations were replaced by the MRE about 15 years ago. The crescent moon symbol is simply the symbol used for all military rations, just as there is a symbol for ammunition, a symbol for medical supplies, and a symbol for POL (petrol)

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Q: Why is the crescent moon on the c ration box?
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