Monthly Archives: July 2015

Very hard and uncomfortable to wear

Very hard and uncomfortable to wear Kits: 6. Hometown: Neodesha. Heard about us: friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Advance combat, color of pad is light grey, the seam is glued. Comments: Very hard and uncomfortable to wear at longer period of time. Also helmet is very heavy and doesn’t support NVGs. SGT, USMC

My current pads fit too tightly and cause headaches and pain

My current pads fit too tightly and cause headaches and painKits: 2. Hometown: Athens. Heard about us: Internet blog. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: 3/4 inch standard issue one part pad. Comments: My current pads fit too tightly and cause headaches and pain. I need 1/2 inch pads [OpHelmet note: we recommend a larger helmet as…

my head hurts to the touch

my head hurts to the touchKits: 1. Hometown: Boise. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: NTC. Current Pads: Team Wendy. Comments: My neck and shoulders hurt from wearing the Kevlar after awhile. Usually end up with a headache and stiff neck. If the pads aren’t situated right then my head hurts to the touch, usually bruised.…

Looking to get some Oregon Aero Pads for myself and my JTACs

Looking to get some Oregon Aero Pads for myself and my JTACsKits: 5. Hometown: Chicago. Heard about us: Marine. Duties: JTAC. Current Pads: Standard Issue, grey, velcro. Comments: Current Air Officer for [opsec] and deploying to Iraq in two months. Looking to get some Oregon Aero Pads for myself and my JTACs. I appreciate the support!!.…

Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortable

Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Burns, OR. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: NTC rotation, LMTV driver. Current Pads: Team Wendy, black. Comments: Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortable. After wearing ACH for a period of time, I get headaches and have to remove in order to relieve. SGT, US Army

Pads are horrible and constantly give me headaches

Pads are horrible and constantly give me headachesKits: 1. Hometown: Boise. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: NTC. Current Pads: Team Wendy. Comments: Pads are horrible and constantly give me headaches, constantly shifting helmet to try to gain some comfort and generally left loose because of it. SGT, US Army

I hate wearing my helmet

I hate wearing my helmetKits: 1. Hometown: Chesapeake VA. Heard about us: google. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: army issued, gray, cloth. Comments: The current padding is very bulky and uncomfortable, to the point that I hate wearing my helmet. SPC, US Army

Our current pads old and worn out

Our current pads old and worn outKits: 3. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gray velcro advanced combat. Comments: Our current pads old and worn out to the point that they are really hard and give us headaches when we are operating. LCpl, USMC