Racers train with Kentucky Airmen
By Airman 1st Class Kevin Schulze, 181st Intelligence Wing
/ Published September 15, 2015
HULMAN FIELD AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Ind. -- Two Airmen with the 123rd Air Wing, Kentucky Air National Guard, delivered a Disaster Relief Mobile Kitchen Trailer and trained Airmen assigned to the 181st Intelligence Wing Force Support Squadron on using the DMRKT.
With several functioning areas, the DMRKT works as a complete kitchen, prep area, storage facility and sanitizing station for meals.
"The DRMKT is equipped with two ovens, one flat grill, one boiler, one tray ration heater, one sink sanitizing station, one refrigerator and one freezer," said a Kentucky Airman assigned to the 123rd Air Wing.
The power behind this trailer is unmatched compared to similar units used by the 181st IW in the past.
"The trailer can run off of electricity or a generator," said a Kentucky Airman. "With a full tank, the trailer can push out three meals a day for 300-400 individuals up to three to five days straight. At full force it can do about 1,000 meals every hour and a half."
This unit is more advanced than the Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen the 181 IW uses in deployment scenarios, said an Airman with the 181st Force Support Squadron.
With a more impressive unit, the 181st Force Support Squadron used the DMRKT to cook both meals for the drill weekend this month.