Monthly Archives: May 2016

very uncomfortable and don’t quite fit

very uncomfortable and don’t quite fit Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 3. Hometown: Yuba City. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Security. Current Pads: Advance Combat Size 3/4″ – Gentex Corporation Lot Number 2973-2. Velcro. Comments: The pads that we are currently using are very firm and worn out. They are very uncomfortable and don’t quite…

Spiffy new helmet (ECH), crappy old pads

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Here’s the word from Afghanistan: Hometown: Fresno, CA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet advanced combat, grey, hard pads. NSN 8470-01-546-9407. Comments: These current pads that were issued with our ECH’s are hard they hurt and apply unwanted pressure on our heads. Each patrol we go on my…

Removing pads can cause brain injury

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Here’s an email from a Marine Corps Recon unit: . Duties: MARITIME RAIDS, RECONNAISSANCE, ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING ELSE.. Current Pads: GRAY STANDARD ISSUE PADS. Comments: I AM REQUESTING HELMET PADS FOR MY WHOLE FORCE RECONNAISANCE TEAM, WE ARE DEPARTING ON A MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT AS THE MARITIME RAID FORCE. MY TM HAS…

Can’t concentrate on mission at hand due to painful helmet

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 5/19/2016: Duties: Recovery, maintenance, convoy. Current Pads: Gray military issue, uncomfortable, hard headache causing. Comments: Wearing a combat helmet for more than an hour causes headaches, the pads start out comfortable but after about 10 minutes they begin to become uncomfortable. As maintenance we are required to wear our helmets anytime…

extreme headache

extreme headache Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 65. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Recovery, maintenance, convoy. Current Pads: Gray military issue, uncomfortable, hard headache causing. Comments: Wearing a combat helmet for more than an hour causes headaches, the pads start out comfortable but after about 10 minutes they begin to become uncomfortable. As maintenance we…

the issued pads are not very comfortable

the issued pads are not very comfortable Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 30. Duties: BN S4. Current Pads: Issued grey pads. Comments: My Advise and Assist team is currently deployed in Iraq. We convoy out a couple times a week to visit our Iraqi Army counterparts. Most of us on the team are officers and…

Navy EOD asking for help

Navy EOD asking for help Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 8. Heard about us: friend. Duties: EOD. Current Pads: gentex corp. advanced combat pad 3/4 in. M67854-11-0-3024. Comments: The helmets we have are marine corp light weight LGE. EOD3, USN Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

The pads we have now just fall apart after a month

The pads we have now just fall apart after a month Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 22. Hometown: Albertville, AL. Heard about us: friend. Duties: Route clearance. Current Pads: green. Comments: The pads we have now just fall apart after a month or so of wearing. SSG, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown: South Bend Indiana.…