Ft. Drum’s entry in the “Great Food Truck Race”
Three Army spouses from Ft. Drum, New York, will compete in the Food Network’s “Great Food Truck Race” at 9 p.m. EDT this Sunday with a vehicle that pays a nod to the military with its unique pink camouflage paint scheme.
Team Military Moms, which consists of Ft. Drum spouses Carol Rosenberg, Wendy Newman and Michele Bajakian, said the camo ties into their military background while the pink on the 24-foot-long, 8-foot-wide vehicle is empowering.
And it’s a customer magnet. "People followed it just because it was pink camo," Newman said.
"All the little girls loved it. It was quite different. Everybody noticed us,” during a road trip for the contest, Rosenberg said.
The military theme extends to the food the trio serves, which includes Sgt. Cheesy, a grilled cheese sandwich with bacon and spicy jam; the Pvt. Jelly, a grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwich with fresh berries; and the Charlie Foxtrot, a spicy version of a sloppy joe.
This truck would do real well parked near Veterans Affairs HQ on Vermont Ave in Washington.