Mark Meaders

They give our soldiers headaches

Gov’t Issue pads give our soldiers headaches Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 90. Hometown: MARION, OHIO. Heard about us: PREVIOUS DEPLOYMENT. Duties: COMBAT PATROLS. Current pads: STANDARD ISSUE. Comments: I am the company commander of a [opsec] Company currently deployed to [opsec] Afghanistan. Back at FT Bragg we are only allowed to use the standard…

Now I won’t have to constantly harp on my Marines for not wearing their Kevlar properly

Now I won’t have to constantly harp on my Marines for not wearing their Kevlar properly Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 13. Hometown: Londonderry NH. Heard about us: A friend from my Infantry Small Unit Leader Course. Duties: Infantry Squad Leader. Current pads: Shitty gray ones from IIF. Comments: I recently was moved from my…

I want better comfort and security for my head

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 1. Heard about us: battle buddy. Duties: SWO. Current pads: Gray CIF pads. Comments: Current pads are very uncomfortable and pull out hair whenever I take it off. A1C, US Air Force Kits: 1. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Airborne Weather Forecaster to the CG. Current pads: Basic Sage CIF…

Issued pads are extremely uncomfortable; often result in severe headaches

Issued pads are extremely uncomfortable; often result in severe headaches Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 28. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Gray issued. Comments: The pads we are currently issued are extremely uncomfortable, and often result in severe headaches.. SGT, US Army Kits: 33. Hometown: Soddy Daisy. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Guard Duty, ECP. Current…

Helmets are effective, but only if the Soldier is comfortable enough to wear it

Helmets are effective, but only if the Soldier is comfortable enough to wear it Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 30. Hometown: Kentucky / Alaska. Heard about us: Google Search for better helmet pads. Duties: Mounted and Dismounted Infantry, Base Defense, QRF. Current pads: Ceradyne Grey Glued Basic Issue Pads. Comments: The issued pads that we…

The current pads hurt our heads

The current pads hurt our heads Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 300. Hometown: Los Angeles, Ca. Heard about us: Fellow 1stSgt. Duties: Foot patrols, mounted patrols. Current pads: BA851 Lot- TW 1325-2, gray, attached with Velcro. Comments: The current issues pads that we get are pretty hard and they do not form to the person…

Migraines and pain after wearing their helmets

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 120. Hometown: Watertown. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Patrols, QRF, Training Local Forces. Current pads: Standard issue foliage green pads. Comments: Headaches, become hard after short period of use. Im trying to outfit my company before we go down range, and if you guys could help us id really appreciate…

Hard as rocks

Hard as Rocks Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 32. Hometown: Bessemer City, NC. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Train/Advise/Assist. Current pads: Stock rock. Comments: The pads that come with our CIF issue hurt the scalp, cause headaches and never form to our heads! Because of the stiffness of the pads, the helmets sit high…