My brother joined the Corps in 1959 and got out in 1962. I have a picture of him at the Marine Barracks, Key West, Florida, with President John F. Kennedy in 1961. He taught me how to "spitshine," emphasis on the shine.
The time has never been more right for a snack, or two. Accessing your standard go-tos from back home is sometimes not possible. Besides, living overseas gives you a great opportunity to broaden your snack routine.