‘Hunger Doesn’t Discriminate’: Food Insecurity Touches Hundreds of Military Households

San Diego is home to the largest concentration of military personnel in California. But despite belonging to an institution with a massive budget and residing in an agriculturally rich region, a growing body of research suggests that servicemembers and their loved ones here suffer from food insecurity.

It’s considered an open secret among military families, but one they’re not always willing to talk about publicly.