Doc Bob’s Blog

The unfiltered postings of a retired Navy Captain and Medical Doctor – fellow with the American Board of Preventative Medicine (Aerospace) and Ophthalmology and is certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Born and raised in Glen Rose, Texas, Meaders received a bachelor of science degree from Southern Methodist University and his medical degree from the University of Texas’ Southwestern Medical School. Vietnam Veteran.

Hello, military. LISTEN UP. Your troops speak out

Dec 21 2106:Duties: Infantry Mortars. Current Pads: Gray standard issued pads. Comments: Almost immediately putting my kevlar on I get headaches can’t concentrate effectively. I would like to get a kit and 3 more for the guys under me complaining about the same issues.. Cpl, USMC

President Elect Donald Trump Chooses our Senior Advisory Board Chairwoman for his Cabinet

President Elect Trump recruited the President of our Advisory Board, Linda McMahon, for his cabinet. Couldn’t imagine a better choice than this gracious lady. http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/33999896/president-elect-trump-to-nominate-former-wwe-ceo-linda-mcmahon-as-head-of-small-business-administration Linda and I have pledged to work together to get the military on board to upgrade the head armor for our combat troops. Until then, we buy and ship the best…

Voice of experience ignored yet again

Nov 28, 2016: From us to a requesting warrior: Clint: Have you let folks higher up in the food chain know about the problems with the current GI helmet pads? When I urge the military to undergo a cephalo-rectal extraction they assure me there’s NO problem with them. His response: “It’s something ive brought up…

A Thanksgiving note from our front-line troops

12/24/2016: I spoke with you on the last deployment for the 82nd Airborne, Pathfinders (now the last Pathfinder unit in the Army). The pads you sent were amazing but now another deployment is underway in a new country and as most of the company has changed out due to PCS/ETS I was wondering if your…

Why we keep on going. Lives depend on us and YOU.

Oct 25 2016: Kits: 40. Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio. Heard about us: Have purchased your helmet pads previously to use in Iraq & Afghanistan. Duties: INFANTRY, SSP(Scout Sniper Platoon), CONVOY OPERATIONS. Current Pads: Oregon Aero MICH/ACH Helmet Padding. Comments: For over a decade through 3 combat deployments, I have used your helmet pads in replace to the…