Tag Archive for convoy

Issued pads are hard

Issued pads are hardKits: 25. Hometown: San Antonio, TX. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy and Security Patrols. Current Pads: Standard issued USMC helmet pads; velcro on inside of helmet. Comments: The currently issued pads are hard, don’t mold to your head, when they are cold the helmet is impossible to put on, and during…

Helmet pads play a critical role

Helmet pads play a critical roleKits: 9. Hometown: Jackson, TN. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry, patrols, air assault, convoy. Current Pads: Standard issue. Comments: As a squad leader I need my guys at 110% all the time. Having said that a lot of them always ask to remove their helmets due to headaches or…

Pads are very uncomfortable and almost unbearable

Pads are very uncomfortable and almost unbearableKits: 1. Hometown: Pomona,Ca. Heard about us: Chain of command. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Pad helmet, advanced combat, grey, velcro. Comments: Being in an Artillery unit, we wear our kevlars almost 24/7 while training. Whether it be during our actual training or during convoys. The pads are very uncomfortable…

feel like the kevlar is digging into my head

feel like the kevlar is digging into my headKits: 2. Hometown: el cajon, ca. Heard about us: friend. Duties: i will be doing site security and standing post. as well as convoy operations. Current Pads: pad helmet advance combat size 3/4″ they are grey and glued on edges. Comments: While standing post the current kevlar…

Pads are extremely uncomfortable. Cause headaches

Pads are extremely uncomfortable. Cause headaches Kits: 1. Hometown: Honolulu, HI. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy. Current Pads: Unit pad, trapezoidal. Grey. Velcro. Comments: Pads are extremely uncomfortable. Cause headaches and does not protect the head from much injury when struck.. Cpl, USMC

the pads are hard

the pads are hardKits: 16. Heard about us: Squad Leader. Duties: Infantry/Security Forces. Current Pads: I believe we currently have the SkyDex pads. They have PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT SIZE written on the back of them. They are grey cloth and are glued. Comments: The main issue that I have are in line with the…

Wearing Kevlar is extremely uncomfortable

Wearing Kevlar is extremely uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Las Vegas, NV. Heard about us: Word of mouth. Duties: Artillery-EFSS. Current Pads: Grey CIF issued. Comments: Request one set of upgraded pads. Using the Expeditionary Fire Support System (EFSS, 120mm Mortars) we are required to use over-ear ear protection. It is almost impossible to use the ear…