Tag Archive for Marines

Actually makes the Kevlar comfortable

USMC Infantry

Actually makes the Kevlar comfortableKits: 40. Hometown: Meadville, PA. Heard about us: A marine in another company. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Blue cif pads. Comments: The current pads provided by cif are giving marines head aches and pains during long operations with Kevlars on. A marine in a different company I know recently showed me…

The pads that are issued are awful

USMC Infantry

The pads that are issued are awfulKits: 40. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: MEU. Current Pads: Grey Standard Issue. Comments: Trying to get my Platoon new pads and heard this was the place to go. The pads that are issued are awful. Thanks for the help!. 1stLT, USMC Kits: 1. Hometown: Reading. Heard about us:…

The issued pads are extremely hard and uncomfortable

The issued pads are extremely hard and uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Springfield VA. Heard about us: friend. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: Ceradyne, grey, hard. Comments: The issued pads are extremely hard and uncomfortable to wear, and causes our helmets to not fit properly. Wearing a helmet with the issued pads for longs periods of time causes…

Need something more comfortable

USMC Infantry

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gentex Corporation, Color: gray, Advanced Combat, Size: 3/4″. Comments: We work in the rain a lot here and the moisture is starting to deteriorate the pads I have. Looking to replace them with something more comfortable for the upcoming deployment since we can spend a…

A good officer helps his Marines

USMC Infantry

A good officer helps his MarinesKits: 18. Heard about us: Sniper in the platoon. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: grey, hard, uncomfortable. Comments: I am the platoon commander for [opsec]. My platoon recently received an issue of improved ECH kevlars. It is a big improvement mainly due to the smaller cut but the pads are not…

The pads are rock hard

USMC Infantry

The pads are rock hardKits: 55. Hometown: Twentynine Palms. Heard about us: Cpl F. Duties: SCOUT PLT, TOW PLT, HEAVY REFUEL SECTION, SECURITY TEAM. Current Pads: NSN 8470-01-546-9415/GRAY/GLUED/SOFT EXTERIOR, HARD. Comments: The helmet issued to us is heavy and the chin strap causes chafing but its something we deal with. The biggest issue are the…

the helmet literally will not buckle closed

USMC Infantry

Kits: 5. Hometown: Akron, OH. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Close Air Support (JTAC/TACP). Current Pads: Standard issue grey velcro pads, glued seam. Comments: First off, thank you for the work that you do! It’s definitely meeting a need. I was wondering if we could get some pads sent out to us. The ones that…