Tag Archive for medic

Current pads are hard and cause headaches

Kits: 60. Hometown: Imperial Beach, Ca. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Boat Operations, Security. Current pads: NSN: 8470-01-746-5643, Gray issued pads. Comments: Current pads are hard and cause headaches. They are uncomfortable and do not work well with our communication headsets due to their size and lack of pliability. While underway we have to wear…

New ECH but no helmet pads

New ECH but no helmet padsKits: 34. Hometown: Merrimack, NH. Heard about us: Friend from previous deployment. Duties: Explosive Ordnance Disposal. Current Pads: Currently don’t have any for new ECH. My unit was issued the helmets but they did not have any pads to give out. Comments: A fellow EOD tech from my previous unit…

they hurt and apply unwanted pressure on our heads

they hurt and apply unwanted pressure on our headsKits: 25. Hometown: Fresno, CA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet advanced combat, grey, hard pads. NSN 8470-01-546-9407. Comments: These current pads that were issued with our ECH’s are hard they hurt and apply unwanted pressure on our heads. Each patrol we go…

Constantly rotating pads to reduce pressure on temples

Constantly rotating pads to reduce pressure on templesKits: 1. Hometown: North Augusta. Heard about us: other website. Duties: Medic, nursing. Current Pads: standard issue gi pads, green in color, NSN 8470-01-546-9420. Comments: Current pads fit real snug. Constantly rotating pads to reduce pressure on temples. Occasional headaches from pad pressure. SGT, US Army