Monthly Archives: November 2016

Voice of experience ignored yet again

Nov 28, 2016: From us to a requesting warrior: Clint: Have you let folks higher up in the food chain know about the problems with the current GI helmet pads? When I urge the military to undergo a cephalo-rectal extraction they assure me there’s NO problem with them. His response: “It’s something ive brought up…

A Thanksgiving note from our front-line troops

12/24/2016: I spoke with you on the last deployment for the 82nd Airborne, Pathfinders (now the last Pathfinder unit in the Army). The pads you sent were amazing but now another deployment is underway in a new country and as most of the company has changed out due to PCS/ETS I was wondering if your…

Hard pads cause headaches

Hard pads cause headachesKits: 2. Hometown: Los angeles. Heard about us: Blog. Duties: Convoy. Current Pads: Issued, grey. Comments: Hard pads, causes headaches while conducting extended convoy operations. Spc, US Army

The pads we use now are rocks

Rock padsKits: 25. Hometown: Austin, Texas. Heard about us: Airborne Infantrymen I went to a school with. Duties: D.A.R.T DOWNED AIRCRAFT RECOVERY TEAM. Current Pads: Grey rock hard pads NSN 8470-01-046-9407. Comments: The pads we use now are rocks. they give soldiers migraines and are awful to use for a long period of time. You…