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.

Listen up, military, your warriors speak!

1/23/17: Bob,I have now had some time to test the pads you provided. They are far superior to the grey nuggets that we were issued. Even on a cold day, when donned without a warmup, the pads are on par with the issued stones. But then minutes later, as my head warms the foam, the…

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…