Tag Archive for Medical

Issue pads? Basically they suck

Issue pads? Basically they suckKits: 4. Hometown: Portland Oregon/FT Bliss Texas. Heard about us: Reddit. Duties: Damage control surgery and resuscitation at/near point of injury-also sometimes referred to as a “GHOST”. Current pads: Green one issued with helmet, very hard, seams appear glued. Comments: The pads are very hard, if they get cold it is…

Current pads are so hard they give us headaches

Current pads are so hard they give us headaches Kits: 10. Hometown: Tucson. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: army issue gray sewn seam. Comments: Very uncomfortable hard cheaply made. SPC, US Army Kits: 18. Hometown: Arizona. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry.Current pads: Grey issued pads. Comments: Operation resolute support the current…

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

begins to hurt my head after extended wear

begins to hurt my head after extended wearKits: 1. Hometown: Honolulu, HI. Heard about us: Google. Duties: infantry, medical support. Current Pads: none. sling suspension. Comments: The sling suspension begins to hurt my head after extended wear. My PASGT also obstructs my field of vision when in the prone position. HM3, USN

They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time

They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time16 Apr 2015: Kits: 60. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Medical. Current Pads: Basic issue from CIF.. Comments: We have CIF issue pads that velcro in ACU green color. They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time. CPT, US Army. 17 Apr 2015: 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…

Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Combat Medic. Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks. Comments: After long wear during patrols, the headache and pressure points were horrible. Once the standard issue pads get soaked with sweat, they’re done. SGT, US Army Kits: 3. Hometown: Las Vegas. Heard about us: PA [Physician’s Assistant] . Duties: Evac…