6 Nov 2011: Duties: Hospital Corpsman. Current Pads: NSN. Comments: They give me a headache. they don’t completely cover the velcro so it presses into my forehead. HMC, USN.
20 Oct 2011: Hometown: OCEANSIDE, CA. Heard About us: INTERNET ARTICLE. Duties: RECONSTRUCTION. Current Pads: NONE. Comments: N/A. LTJG, USN.
12 Oct 2011: Heard About us: OTHER EOD TECHNICIANS. Duties: EOD. Current Pads: SKYDEX. Comments: WEARING HELMETS FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME, PADS ARE THIN AND OFFER LITTLE PADDING WHICH CAUSE DISCOMFORT. LTJG, USN.
5 Oct 2011: Duties: Builder. Current Pads: Skydex. Comments: I am constently in My Battle rattle as an crewserve instructor, and now that i am preparing to go back down range my pads are in need of replacing. I went to our supply and they offered me old worn down pads and kit. The tension that this kits creates on my cranium is painfull and it feels like i have been hit in the head with a hammer after wearing it. PO2, USN.
28 Sep 2011: Heard About us: I purchased one of your kits when I was in Iraq. Duties: Battalion Chaplain- traveling to 20+ posts providing chaplain services. Current Pads: NSN 8470-01-546-9415. Comments: It’s a very “hard fit”, in less than an hour an its creating discomfort, and headaches. LCDR, USN (FMF)
5 Aug 2011: Heard About us: Friend. Duties: Supply operations support to Afghan National Police. Current Pads: Mine Safety Appliance Co. Comments: Current pads hurt my head. I usually have a killer headache within an hour of wearing my ACH. LT, USN.
20 Jul 2011: Duties: Chaplain. Current Pads: Gentex. Comments: Thank you. CDR, USN
20 Jul 2011: Duties: Personal Security for Roman Catholic Priest. Current Pads: Gentex Corporation. Comments: Hard on the head. Not very comfortable. RP1, USN (FMF)
18 Mar 2011: 18 Mar 2011: Heard About us: A MARINE IN MY SQUAD. Duties: CORPSMAN/ COMBAT MEDIC ADVISOR FOR ANP. Current Pads: MSA. Comments: CURRENT PADS ARE RIDICULOUSLY RIGID. THEY GIVE ME HEADACHES, CREATE PRESSURE SPOTS AFTER SHORT TIME OF USE DURING TRAING OPS FOR DEPLOYMENT. CAUSE POOR CIRCULATION ABOVE TEMPLE, WHICH IS VERY PAINFUL EVEN AFTER MULTIPLE TIMES OF READJUSTING. AFTER A FULL DAY OF WEARING I EXPERIENCE INTENSE THROBBING, PAIN FROM WEAR PADS REST ON MY HEAD, AND A MIGRAINE THAT DOESN’T GO AWAY. HM, USN (FMF)
11 Mar 2011: Duties: Communicator Current Pads: MSA 3/4 ” Comments: Pads make the helmet feel a little tight no matter how I adjust or configure them. IT1, USN.