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Major headaches and sore heads

USMC Infantry

Major headaches and sore headsKits: 10. Hometown: Montgomery. Heard about us: A friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Cif issued. Comments: The pads we currently have cause major headaches and sore heads. My marines were standing post last deployment and most will be going back to that. They all have complained of having to take their…

Headaches

USMC Infantry

Kits: 185. Hometown: Cypress, TX. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Advanced Combat, SPM1C1-12-D-B014. NSN 8470-01-546-9356. Grey. Comments: The current issued pads give Marines headaches after prolonged wear specifically they provide no give and act more like a vice than provide relief. Distractions are never good when your focus is needed everywhere. MSgt,…

Gentex pads are always hard as rocks

Gentex pads are always hard as rocksKits: 16. Hometown: Spring Hill, TN. Heard about us: Another SSgt that you supported before. Duties: EOD work, TRAP reponse. Current Pads: Gentex made pad, grey color, glued seam, 3/4 inch thick hard pad. Comments: My fellow EOD Techs and I are currently deployed in support of Operation Inherent…

The pads are way to hard

The pads are way to hardKits: 70. Hometown: Holtville, California. Heard about us: First Sergeant. Duties: Engineer. Current Pads: velcro grey pads in the new ECH 3 in the front 3 in the rear and one in the bottom of the ECH. Comments: Thanks for your support. CSM, US Army Kits: 15. Hometown: Tacoma Washington.…

current pads are hard as a rock

current pads are hard as a rockKits: 23. Hometown: Littleton. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Combat Engineer. Current Pads: Pad Helmet NSN 8470-01-546-9415 glued grey. Comments: We were issued new helmets and the current pads are hard as a rock and make the helmet sit too high on Soldiers heads.. SFC, US Army Kits: 1.…