Tag Archive for Infantry

Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfort

Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfortKits: 1. Hometown: Houston, TX. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Infantry/convoy/patrol. Current Pads: Issue/foliage green. Comments: Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfort. This is my fourth deployment and the issue still persists. Most of my day is spent wearing my helmet and I’d like to change…

Current GI pads give headaches and are rock hard

Current GI pads give headaches and are rock hardKits: 50. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry, convoy, military police functions. Current Pads: Standard issue. Comments: I know 50 is a lot I was wondering if any chance I could get that many. My platoon is deploying and I’d like to get enough for my entire…

my current pads give me headaches

my current pads give me headachesKits: 2. Hometown: Tallahassee Florida. Heard about us: Someone else that has this gear. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Grey, really firm, has lot numbers written on them, sewn seams. Comments: my current pads give me headaches after being worn for an extended period of time. they are really firm and…

The pads we get issued are pretty hard

The pads we get issued are pretty hardKits: 1. Hometown: San Antonio Tx. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Sqd Leader. Current Pads: ciff issued pads. Comments: The pads we get issued are pretty hard and freez easy in cold weather. Cpl, USMC Kits: 1. Heard about us: google. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: pad helmet advanced…

I get headaches in less than an hour

I get headaches in less than an hourKits: 1. Hometown: Sacramento, CA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Detainee operations. Current Pads: Basic issue, green, hard. Comments: My pads are so stiff that I get headaches in less than an hour. And because they are so thick and unflexible I cant even use all of the…

Rock hard, and damn near unbearable

Rock hard, and damn near unbearableKits: 4. Hometown: Mobile, Alabama. Heard about us: Marine in platoon. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Advanced combat. Comments: After about an hour or so of wearing them, they become rock hard, and damn near unbearable. When I’m in cold weather environments, they don’t serve as any sort of cushion and…