Monthly Archives: June 2016

New Wonder-Helmet, crappy old helmet pads make it too uncomfortable to wear

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn June 21, 2016: Kits: 32. Hometown: ROCKWALL, TX. Heard about us: ONLINE. Duties: INFANTRY, PATROLS, CONVOY. Current Pads: NSN 8470-01-546-9407, CERADYNE 52969. Comments: The standard issue helmet pads they gave my platoon are hard as rocks. They’re cheap, uncomfortable, and hinder our mission set because I will have soldiers loosen their…

Headaches overtime

Headaches overtime Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 1. Hometown: Rockledge, FL. Heard about us: 1SGT. Duties: Counter Threat operations (AFOSI OTW mission). Current Pads: Helmet advanced combat, grey. Comments: Thickness and firmness. Headaches overtime. MSgt, USAF   OTW – Outside The Wire Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

the helmet literally will not buckle closed

USMC Infantry

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 5. Hometown: Akron, OH. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Close Air Support (JTAC/TACP). Current Pads: Standard issue grey velcro pads, glued seam. Comments: First off, thank you for the work that you do! It’s definitely meeting a need. I was wondering if we could get some pads sent out to…

Air Force Request

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 1. Hometown: TUCSON, AZ. Heard about us: GOOGLE. Duties: EXPEDITIONARY COMMUNICATIONS. Current Pads: SAGE/VELCRO/HARD. Comments: THANKS FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION IN THIS MATTER ! :). SSgt, USAF Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Anything that will increase their ability to wear their helmets for longer periods will definitely increase survivability

Anything that will increase their ability to wear their helmets for longer periods will definitely increase survivability Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 5. Hometown: Clarksville Tn. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Standard issue, gray ones. Comments: One of the other squads in my platoon requested pads. I’m an infantry squad leader and…

Painful helmet Pads break mission concentration

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 6/15/2016: Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Shitty ones that come standard. Comments: They’re uncomfortable, most of the soldiers in my squad can’t even concentrate on the mission at hand; because they’re too busy trying to get relief on their foreheads or the backs of their heads. Just want my everyone in my…

The gear is OK, it’s just the soldiers that are uncomfortable…NOT.

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn 9 JUne 2016: I am a platoon leader for a forward deployed cavalry troop. My soldiers have one of the last missions in Afghanistan that involves dismounting “outside the wire.” Despite our rigorous training, our effectiveness is impacted by the extreme heat and how uncomfortable our equipment can be. Reading your…

pads are very hard and give me a headache

pads are very hard and give me a headache Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 3. Hometown: Bakersfield. Heard about us: My teamleader. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Sh!t. Comments: urgent need them asap. LCpl, USMC Kits: 2. Hometown: Sandpoint, Idaho. Heard about us: Other Marines. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Grey Advanced Combat Pads. Comments: The pads…