Monthly Archives: July 2015

Helmet pads are simply amazing

Helmet pads are simply amazingFrom a true Leader of troops in Afghanistan: My god.. we were outside for 11 days? hell. I only remember 5 eerr.. 6? Time flies when you are having fun I suppose! Helmet pads are simply amazing Doc, none are rotting or causing discomfort (hot spots) even though we wear the…

The issued pads are extremely uncomfortable

The issued pads are extremely uncomfortableKits: 5. Hometown: Sandy, OR. Heard about us: Marines on base. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Grey CIF issue. Comments: The issued pads are extremely uncomfortable, get stiff with sweat in the heat, force the kevlar to fit high on the head, and do not work well with headsets because they…

The current issued pads give me headaches

The current issued pads give me headaches Kits: 1. Hometown: Wilmington, NC. Heard about us: fellow soldier. Duties: Convoy/Brigade Engineer Driver. Current Pads: gray issued velcro pads. Comments: The current issued pads give me headaches when worn for more than an hour. On a weekly basis I drive the brigade engineer around [opsec] every other…

Need a pad that is softer and won’t dry out

Need a pad that is softer and won’t dry outKits: 20. Hometown: Chattanooga Tennessee. Heard about us: EOD tech. Duties: TRAP, Crisis Response. Current Pads: Issued grey pads…nsn:8470-01-648-9366. Comments: The pads we have get stiff over time and no longer pad your head…they also don’t work well when using peltor headsets. Need a pad that…

We can’t stand to wear our ACH pads for hours on end

We can’t stand to wear our ACH pads for hours on end Kits: 1. Hometown: Lowell, MA. Heard about us: Googling Helmet Pad Upgrades. Duties: Infantry, Patrols, Tower Guard, Recon. Current Pads: Basic Issued Pads, NSN 8470-01-848-9415, gray, velco, ACH , “Mine safety Application Co.”. Comments: Our issued pads are uncomfortable and I don’t feel…