Tag Archive for USMC

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…

Give you a headache just wearing it

Give you a headache just wearing itKits: 1. Hometown: Sequim. Heard about us: A SSGT. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Grey squares and 1 large circular pad stiff foam with cloth over it. Comments: The pads we have now give you a headache just wearing it and does not form to your head. Cpl, USMC Kits:…

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…

A better pad will help protect against brain injuries

a better pad will help protect against the brain injuriesKits: 1. Hometown: Sacramento, Ca. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: I currently have the issued pads they are glued together and not very flexible. Comments: I was given a set of pads from operation helmet during my first deployment to Iraq back in…

issue facility does not have any more pads for us

issue facility does not have any more pads for usKits: 30. Hometown: WOODLAND PARK, NJ. Heard about us: MILITARY FRIEND. Duties: WE ARE JTACS, JFO’S AND RADIO OPERATORS THAT SUPPORT COALITION FORCES WITH FIRE SUPPORT. Current Pads: PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT. GREY IN COLOR. GLUED SEAM. TEXTURE IS HARD. Comments: THE CURRENT PADS WE HAVE…

My current pads… They are hard as 2x4s.

My current pads… They are hard as 2x4s.Kits: 1. Hometown: Dayton, VA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Advisor/Instuctor, Convoys, Machine Gunner. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet all these pads have is a part number, nsn, and lot number. They have glued seams and are gray in color. Comments: I have done two tours in Afghanistan in…

I want to upgrade my pads

after a long period of time they start to hurt my headKits: 3. Hometown: Augusta, GA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: Standard green pads. Velcro. Comments: I want to upgrade my pads because after a long period of time they start to hurt my head. They also tend to give me and…

My pads give me headaches after a few hrs of operations

My pads give me headaches after a few hrs of operationsKits: 1. Hometown: Granite city Illinois. Heard about us: A friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Pad, helmet advanced combat gray color. Comments: The current pads that are issued to us are very uncomfortable to wear for a length of time. I’ve gone out in the…