Discussion in 'On Topic' started by TRN, Jul 24, 2007.
Thing is a bitch to put on.
what about taking it off?
Pretty easy. The front bottom is a huge velcro tab which the sides fasten underneath. Or you could just use the quick release pull cord.
It feels more comfortable though than the others.
Do you need to open both sides to get in/out? If it tightens around the waist, that would be nice.
I suppose you could probably leave one side fastened and slide it on from the other side.
I use a similar system. Most of us leave one side velcroed then just throw it over our heads. The only downside is it might mess up your hair and probably knock your sunglasses off your head
Yeah. I think they issue differemt ones now though but no way I'm going to the SIF for hours just for that.
I'll have to give that a shot. It is pretty tight around the head when putting it on.
Don't you hate the rugs in these friggen rooms?
Yes, but I had a room previously without one so I can deal with it.
Everyone here who's never had a GI party raise your hands!
I had to go to that 3 hour class on it just to teach my unit the 3 hour class on it.
They are more comfortable but hotter and sometimes ripping it off a little patch of velcro might be exposed and scratch your face to hell.
Aside from putting and taking off I like it
What's a GI party??
J/K....Floor wax is FTFL!
A boot that complains about having a rug in his room that isn't up to his standard. Now I know why I hate you so much.
Yeah, no shit. The kitchen in my room when I first got to Pope was by no means up to my standards, but I didn't bitch about it, just moved my ass off base to quarters more in-line with my high-profile lifestyle.
Air Force FTW. yes, we have Kitchens in our rooms, and no, we don't have a roommate.
That's cool you can keep that shit, you'll be a boot your entire enlistment.
Plus I'll be a civilian soon enough so who cares.
Can't exactly call an NCO a boot now. Been in 7 years, almost got forced into being a civilian though. Good luck on the outside!!
You'll never really know what being in the military is... or a rough deployment. So yes... you will always be a boot. Sorry.
Hate to break it to you, but....
A: The military is NOT all about infantry.
B: There are tens of thousands of people who are currently serving, or have served in the past that will adamantly disagree with your moronic statement.
C: This is my final point, cuz I know OT has ADD, I am a crew chief, I don't sit behind a desk, I don't work in a climate controlled environment, and there are thousands of us in the Air Force that do the same, so, please, all of you guys in the Marines and the Army need to really shut the fuck up about how the Air Force is babied, and all they do is fly a desk, yadda yadda yadda. It all stems from jealousy, we realize that. You could have signed on with the Air Force...unless you're a complete moron, and had a better quality of life. You didn't, I respect that. We need people to do the jobs that Marines and Soldiers do, just like we need people to do the jobs Airmen and Sailors do. And for the record, my first 2 deployments were not exactly the best. Unlike what everyone gets today, I did not live in an air conditioned trailer, or have a five star chow hall. We lived in ratty ass tents, just like everyone else, and ate our wonderful MRE's. So please, next time you go to bash someone for being in the Air Force as being babied and having a cushy desk job, you might just wanna stop and ask them what they do in the service. Just a thought.
So you are a crew chief... you fly in air planes... ever slept in the fucking dirt in Iraq?
You don't rate. Anything.
You're a fucking retard and give your fellow Marines a bad name. I'm done. No use having a battle of wits with an unarmed moron.
I have both of my arms thank YOU!
What's the weight of the jacket?