Tag Archive for Artillery

Wearing Kevlar is extremely uncomfortable

Wearing Kevlar is extremely uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Las Vegas, NV. Heard about us: Word of mouth. Duties: Artillery-EFSS. Current Pads: Grey CIF issued. Comments: Request one set of upgraded pads. Using the Expeditionary Fire Support System (EFSS, 120mm Mortars) we are required to use over-ear ear protection. It is almost impossible to use the ear…

gashes and blood on my head

gashes and blood on my headKits: 5. Hometown: Colorado Springs. Heard about us: Marine Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Green, velcro, very stiff and worn down. Comments: I am currently deployed to [opsec] with my Army platoon at a Marine fob. A Marine pointed out that he could see gashes and blood on my head. I…