Monthly Archives: August 2014

Uncomfortable Helmet

Kits: 9. Hometown: Austin, TX (Fort Hood). Heard about us: Google. Duties: Scout. Current Pads: Green issued pad. Comments: The pads that we’ve been issued are extremely uncomfortable, and we weren’t issued fresh ones at RFI so if I can get fresh ones for my entire squad that’d be awesome.. SGT, US Army. Kits: 2.…

Infantry Sergeant to Help His Platoon

Kits: 48.  Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Green textured and terrible. Comments: Trying to improve all my platoon’s pads to increase moral of soldiers during their tenure with my command. SSG, US Army   Kits: 2. Hometown: Keizer Oregon. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Vertical Engineer. Current Pads: Issued, Grey/green. Comments: They are hard, which in…

Helmet hurts

Kits: 9. Duties: Convoy security, force protection patrols. Current Pads: GI issue pads, nsn, Foliage green, glued seam. Comments: My section is currently using the standard GI issue pads or sometimes the single black pad meant for a coms headset. In garrison we are a field artillery firing section utilizing 105mm light howitzers in either…