Monthly Archives: January 2015

Issued pads are uncomfortable

Issued pads are uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: New York. Heard about us: from a friend. Duties: Hospital Corpsman. Current Pads: gray foam pads that were issued with the Kevlar. Comments: Issued pads are uncomfortable, and do not hold form well. Retains sweats and heat making it impracticable for long movements. Issuing department refuses to replace or…

A better pad will help protect against brain injuries

a better pad will help protect against the brain injuriesKits: 1. Hometown: Sacramento, Ca. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: I currently have the issued pads they are glued together and not very flexible. Comments: I was given a set of pads from operation helmet during my first deployment to Iraq back in…

Anything you can send would be fine

Anything you can send would be fineKits: 25. Hometown: atlanta. Heard about us: internet. Duties: MP. Current Pads: old ach. Comments: I’m a team leader in a PLT with 25 Soldiers in [opsec]. If you could help us out I would greatly appreciate it. Anything you can send would be fine. We have a lot…

issue facility does not have any more pads for us

issue facility does not have any more pads for usKits: 30. Hometown: WOODLAND PARK, NJ. Heard about us: MILITARY FRIEND. Duties: WE ARE JTACS, JFO’S AND RADIO OPERATORS THAT SUPPORT COALITION FORCES WITH FIRE SUPPORT. Current Pads: PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT. GREY IN COLOR. GLUED SEAM. TEXTURE IS HARD. Comments: THE CURRENT PADS WE HAVE…

My issued pads fell apart

My issued pads fell apartKits: 1. Duties: Logistics. Current Pads: Foliage Green, issued. Comments: My issued pads fell apart, cannot get new ones without purchasing myself. CPT, US Army Kits: 2. Heard about us: google. Duties: medic. Current Pads: green felt like. Comments: Not sure what kind of pads, generally issued ones. SGT, US Army

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protection

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protectionKits: 1. Hometown: New York. Heard about us: Google. Duties: The mission changes. Basics: Convoys, training, TAC OPs. Current Pads: Hard green pads. I believe a 1/4 or 1/2 inch.. Comments: Being in for a while and being gone twice from my family it’s been hard. I…

The sling system gives me a huge headache

The sling system gives me a huge headacheKits: 1. Heard about us: google. Duties: shipboard duties. Current Pads: sling suspension. Comments: i need some padding for my PASGT. i don’t like how the sling allows the helmet to move while on my head and the chin strap is not very comfortable. and the sling system…