Monthly Archives: October 2014

The issue pads are too thick and don’t compress well

Kits: 4. Duties: Armored Vehicle Crewman. Current Pads: Issued foliage. 1 Med ACH and 3 Large.. Comments: The issue pads retain heat and sweat to the point of being deformed. They also wear out much quicker than they can be replaced. We have issues with the pads Velcro backing coming off after taking them out…

My Platoon loves the Aero pads

Kits: 225. Hometown: West Branch, MI. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: The gray pads that come in the LWH. Comments: I request these pads for my Platoon and now the other Platoon sergeants wants me to request them for the rest of the company. My Platoon loves the Aero pads. They say…

They give me a headache

Kits: 2. Hometown: Peoria illinois.  Duties: Infantry [opsec]. Current Pads: Army colored came with issued kevlar. Comments: They give me a headache . Ive had them since afghanistan. Sgt, USMC

New helmet pads please – Old ones fall apart

Kits: 2. Heard about us: Thru a deployed Battle Buddy. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: Old original issue. Comments: The pads get wet from sweat then fall apart when you wash them. SPC, US Army. Kits: 76. Hometown: Philadelphia, PA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Battery Commander, Field Artillery. Current Pads: Issue, black, stick in pads..…

US Army Medical Company requests helmet upgrades

Kits: 55. Hometown: San Marcos, Texas. Heard about us: [opsec] Area Support Medical Company currently forward deployed to the Middle East Theatre. One of my Soldiers had found your information, and thought it would be a good idea to tell me about it, so I could contact you. Duties: Provide Medical Care and the point of…

Airman Needs Upgraded Helmet Pads

Kits: 1. Hometown: Buffalo NY. Heard about us: Google search. Duties: Air Base Defense, FOB defense, transport security. Current Pads: 3/4″ pads, green, standard issue, glued. Comments: All of the small pads backings have come off and they don’t stick to the inside of my helmet anymore, i switched to a smaller helmet and the…