Multi-National Division–Baghdad has received permission to let its units enjoy an honest-to-goodness beer on game day instead of the near-beer soldiers usually quaff while downrange, according to an article in the Stars & Stripes.
General Order No. 1 has banned U.S. forces from drinking alcohol in Iraq since troops deployed to the Middle East. This Super Bowl will be a strictly controlled exception to the long-standing policy. Exact procedures have not been developed. But troops will be limited to two drinks, and the beer will be consumed in the dining facility where soldiers can watch the game, according to the article.