Tag Archive for corpsman

Helping Marines

USMC Infantry

Kits: 25. Heard about us: received kits from your organization during deployment to AFG in 2014. Duties: medical support. Current Pads: Unknown. Comments: Thank you very much for your support to troops. HM2/E5, USN

begins to hurt my head after extended wear

begins to hurt my head after extended wearKits: 1. Hometown: Honolulu, HI. Heard about us: Google. Duties: infantry, medical support. Current Pads: none. sling suspension. Comments: The sling suspension begins to hurt my head after extended wear. My PASGT also obstructs my field of vision when in the prone position. HM3, USN

The current helmet pads I have cause headaches

The current helmet pads I have cause headachesKits: 1. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Currenty pads are grey, glued and tearing at all edges. Comments: The current helmet pads I have cause headaches, especially during long convoys and during live fire excercises/patrols. I recently complained to my corpsman about wanting motrin due…

Issued pads are uncomfortable

Issued pads are uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: New York. Heard about us: from a friend. Duties: Hospital Corpsman. Current Pads: gray foam pads that were issued with the Kevlar. Comments: Issued pads are uncomfortable, and do not hold form well. Retains sweats and heat making it impracticable for long movements. Issuing department refuses to replace or…

Navy Corpsman needs “one less pain”

Kits: 1. Hometown: Upland,CA. Heard about us: Online. Duties: Corpsman deployed with marine units. Current Pads: Standard CIF issued pads. Comments: The pads they standard issue us are dreadfully uncomfortable. It would be nice to have pads that actually CUSHIONS the helmet as it rests on your head, just one less pain while being in…

2014 US Navy Requests

1 Jul 2014: Kits: 6. Hometown: Staten Island NY. Heard about us: google. Duties: convoy. Current Pads: black sewn seam. Comments: n/a. PO2, USCG 21 Mar 2014: Kits: 1. Hometown: texas. Heard About us: friend. Duties: EOD tech in support of [deleted] Current Pads: MSA. Comments: friend has your pads and loves them. would love…

2013 Navy Requests

6 Oct 2013: Kits: 8. Hometown: Seaford, NY. Heard About us: Another PLT CDR. Duties: EOD. Current Pads: MSA, 1″, Gray. Comments: The current pads are stiff as a board. PLT members frequently describe that the pads do not form to the head and cause headaches and uncomfortable fit.  LTJG, USN. 27 Aug 2013: Kits:…