Food Inspection Vs. Food Sanitation

US Army & Marines (Brianna Kendrick)

US Army Food Inspection Requirements

you will need;


  • 95 in Skilled Technical
  • An 85 in Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery(ASVAB for short)
  • Interests in cooking, Home economics, health, mathematics, accounting, & Chemistry
  • 10 years in basic combat training&8 weeks of advanced individual training (Including: food/safety & quality assurance


Some skills you will learn;



  • Inspection of red meats, poultry, water foods, eggs, dairy products, and fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Identify unsanitary conditions in food storage facilities


The Duties of US Army Food Inspection

  • Evaluate packaging , packing and marking requirements
  • Identify unsanitary conditions in food storage facilities and commissary stores
  • Operate and Maintain inspection equipment
  • Perform duties in accordance with approved standards of conduct and report suspected fraud

The Possibility For Advancement

Certain amount of time in the service. "Time in Grade."

The career specialty you are in.

Life in This Branch

United and Extensive Army families and communities are more supportive than civilian life.

Encourages families to support one another.

Friends are easier to make.

Somebody is always there to show you the ropes to your new life.

Marines Food Sanitation Requirements

You will need;
  • 77 in ASVAB
  • 10 years in basic combat training&8 weeks of advanced individual training (Including: food/safety & quality assurance


The Duties of Marine Food Sanitation

  • Identify unsanitary conditions in food storage facilities and commissary stores
  • Operate and Maintain inspection equipment
  • Perform duties in accordance with approved standards of conduct and report suspected fraud
  • Know rapid disease growth in unsanitary foods


Possibility For Advancement

Certain amount of time in the service. "Time in Grade."

The career specialty you are in.


Life as A Marine