Tag Archive for Artillery

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

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

They give me migraines

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Friend in Scout Sniper Platoon. Duties: Infantry, Reconnaissance. Current Pads: The grey issued pads with black lettering. Very hard/rigid, with no dexterity. Comments: As part of the scout sniper platon, we insert on various platforms. Recently we had a vehicle accident and the pads caused bruising on my head, not…

No support on head – unbalanced

No support on head – unbalanced Kits: 1. Hometown: Oceanside. Heard about us: friend. Duties: artillery. Current Pads: Grey cheap material. Comments: When I put on my kevlar the material provides no support on your head and easily creates a unbalanced fit. SSGT, USMC