Tag Archive for Artillery

Amazing Pads

Amazing PadsKits: 30. Hometown: SEMINOLE, OK. Heard about us: YOU SENT ME SOME WHILE OVERSEAS WITH THE [opsec] RANGERS. Duties: TEAM LEADER. Current Pads: ARMY ISSUED. Comments: I AM REQUESTING PADS FOR MY PLATOON BECAUSE YOU GUYS SENT ME SOME AMAZING PADS LIKE 6 YEARS AGO WHILE I WAS ON A DEPLOYMENT. CPL, US Army…

Issued helmet pads cause headaches

Issued helmet pads cause headachesKits: 27. Hometown: Idaho Falls. Heard about us: Reddit.com/r/army. Duties: Currently deployed Infantry platoon conducting base defense QRF in addition to air mobility quick reaction force specialized in downed aircraft recovery outside the wire. Current Pads: Pad NSN 8470-01-546-9356. Grey pads glued together, very firm and rigid. “Pad, helmet, advanced combat”.…

I had no idea there were upgrades

I had no idea there were upgradesKits: 6. Hometown: Houston, TX. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Convoy, Artillery. Current Pads: Normal Army issue, grey. Comments: I had no idea there were upgrades that could make wearing your helmet more comfortable. We are currenty deployed to northern Iraq enabling ISF forces to fight for their country…

Hurts my head

Hurts my headKits: 10. Hometown: Houston. Heard about us: on the net just looking around. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: gray pads. Comments: Pads and chin strap hurt my head and that of my Soldiers.. SSG, US Army

not comfortable

not comfortableKits: 12. Hometown: Fayetteville, NC. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Field Artillery. Current Pads: Basic standard issue, no writing (faded), black, velcro. Comments: The current pads that we are using are not comfortable enough during long trips and fall off easily during rushing movements while out and about. SGT, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown:…

Current pads keep head too hot and hurt

USMC Infantry

Current pads keep head too hot and hurtKits: 1. Hometown: Virginia Beach,Va. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Gray ,velcro , not sewn. Comments: Give me head aches, pull out hair, wont stay secured to helmet, does not give a comfortable fit. LCpl, USMC Kits: 1. Heard about us: Service member. Duties: Radio…

terrible headaches

terrible headachesKits: 18. Hometown: Denver. Heard about us: Previous unit. Duties: Providing counterfire with artillery. Current Pads: Standerd army issued grey pads. Comments: Hello we have been in country for about a month and a lot of my guys on the gun have been talking about terrible headaches from shooting and their helmet banging there…

more comfortable Kevlar

more comfortable KevlarKits: 118. Duties: Artillery/Infantry. Current Pads: Gray CIF issued USMC pads. Comments: I am putting in the order with the coordination of Sgt [opsec] in order to give every marine in our battery a more comfortable Kevlar. 1st Lt, USMC