Monthly Archives: November 2014

Not very comfortable

Kits: 2. Duties: Infantry operations. Current Pads: Revision advanced combat grey colored. Comments: Pads are the 3/4 pads. They are very firm and not very comfortable. After wearing for a few hours the places the pads sit on your head cause your head to hurt in those locations. They also move around a lot while…

DOD, NCAA Form Alliance to Fight Concussions

DOD, NCAA Form Alliance to Fight Concussions The Defense Department and the NCAA are partnering in a $30 million initiative to combat concussions, the Pentagon announced Nov. 7. The initiative will look at ways to improve prevention, protection, and treatment of concussions in athletics, during military training, and in combat, states the release. “This grand…

Still Operating

Even with the drawdown, we’re receiving requests almost daily. We’ve relaxed our criteria for eligible troops to include anyone serving OTW in Iraq or Afghanistan plus any Special Ops or EOD personnel. If  you’re deploying as a Quick Reaction force, anti-terrorism support or other assignments that are likely to put you in harm’s way and needing to wear head…

after a few hours we get headaches

Kits: 4. Duties: maintenance, convoy, transportation. Current Pads: issue pads, gray, glued. Comments: my crew and i wear our ACH for hours at time more than 12 hours; after a few hours we get headaches from wearing our ACH especially after we remove our headgear. SGT, US Army

Causes headaches after 5 minutes every time

Kits: 2. Hometown: Syracuse. Heard about us: SSgt X from my unit. Duties: Convoy/HumV patrol. Current Pads: MSA/Green/Glued/Original issued pads. Comments: With the original pads, the helmet does not sit right on my head and causes headaches after 5 minutes every time, without fail. SSgt X recommended these pads and said they worked great. A1C, USAF Kits:…