MRE's are great... They beat the hell ot of the C-rations(or my wife's cooking) I was issued in 11B OSUT(basic & AIT) in '83. I still eat them often.
Check Ebay or your local pawn shop,especially if you live near a military post, you'll find them for around $50-$65 a case. Make sure you get both A & B cases.
"I'd rather be judged by twelve, than carried by six"