All the while, troops stationed overseas watched patiently, awaiting the Christmas morning-like euphoria that would come with the sandwich’s arrival at any number of the 34 Popeyes locations on overseas installations.
But it never came. And with the infamous Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Famine starving out our brave servicemen and women back home, no signs indicate it ever will.
Overseas troops and their families are not pleased — hopes are dashed, forced to live a chicken sandwich-less existence devoid of all joy.
Families accepting an overseas billet often uproot the only lives they’ve ever known. It is in those dire moments when a family must rely on a foundation that can withstand the harshest storm. It is in those moments when families must have the Popeyes chicken sandwich.
A Popeyes spokeswoman offered overseas personnel little in the way of solace.