Monthly Archives: December 2017

The pads cause headaches

The pads cause headaches Kits: 35. Hometown: Plainville MA. Heard about us: Adjacent platoon received pads. Duties: Infantry, demolitions, counter IED. Current pads: Grey issued pads, smooth felt padding, glued seams. Comments: The pads cause headaches and require constant adjustment to prevent headaches. This means a lot of the Marines have to readjust before mounting…

They give our soldiers headaches

Gov’t Issue pads give our soldiers headaches Kits: 90. Hometown: MARION, OHIO. Heard about us: PREVIOUS DEPLOYMENT. Duties: COMBAT PATROLS. Current pads: STANDARD ISSUE. Comments: I am the company commander of a [opsec] Company currently deployed to [opsec] Afghanistan. Back at FT Bragg we are only allowed to use the standard issue pads while jumping…

Now I won’t have to constantly harp on my Marines for not wearing their Kevlar properly

Now I won’t have to constantly harp on my Marines for not wearing their Kevlar properly Kits: 13. Hometown: Londonderry NH. Heard about us: A friend from my Infantry Small Unit Leader Course. Duties: Infantry Squad Leader. Current pads: Shitty gray ones from IIF. Comments: I recently was moved from my original squad to a…

I want better comfort and security for my head

Kits: 1. Heard about us: battle buddy. Duties: SWO. Current pads: Gray CIF pads. Comments: Current pads are very uncomfortable and pull out hair whenever I take it off. A1C, US Air Force Kits: 1. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Airborne Weather Forecaster to the CG. Current pads: Basic Sage CIF issued. Comments: Going to…

Issued pads are extremely uncomfortable; often result in severe headaches

Issued pads are extremely uncomfortable; often result in severe headaches Kits: 28. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Gray issued. Comments: The pads we are currently issued are extremely uncomfortable, and often result in severe headaches.. SGT, US Army Kits: 33. Hometown: Soddy Daisy. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Guard Duty, ECP. Current pads: Green velcro CIF…