Promoting and improving army food service


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Six different army companies from the Midwest Region took to the kitchen on Saturday to compete in the Phillip A. Connelly awards program.

The purpose of the event is to promote and improve army food service throughout the army and the awards program encourages and recognizes the work of high performing units.

Officials said it helps promote a bond between those that work in the kitchen.

“This is their first time winning the state competition, so for us getting to compete in the regional’s is something that we really look forward to,” stated Captain Jessica Cates, Commander Fox Company 113.

The first competition took place in March of 1968.

The winner of the District 4 Regional competition will head to compete against the other regional winners at the national competition. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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