Headaches make missions less safe

4/5/17:  In regards to higher ups knowing about our problems with the current GI helmet pads, our commander is most definitely aware, as he is exceptionally disappointed in the fit of his helmet.  We are working with Supply, but they were clear in that they could not order different pads, and the ACH shell sizes are limited.  It is frustrating to be fighting a battle about PPE (personal protective equipment) when our focus should be on the mission and our imminent deployment. Captain,