Tag Archive for Artillery

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

Pads are very uncomfortable and almost unbearable

Pads are very uncomfortable and almost unbearableKits: 1. Hometown: Pomona,Ca. Heard about us: Chain of command. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Pad helmet, advanced combat, grey, velcro. Comments: Being in an Artillery unit, we wear our kevlars almost 24/7 while training. Whether it be during our actual training or during convoys. The pads are very uncomfortable…

Another request for helmet pads (US Army)

Another request for helmet pads (US Army)Kits: 2. Hometown: New Braunfels, Texas. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Issued. Comments: Mine pads are kinda thick. I think thinner is better. I also want them to cover the helmet screws so they pass a JMPI to jump in should I go to an airborne…

The pads are hard and uncomfortable

The pads are hard and uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Madison, WI. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Hard, Grey, Glued, Hard, Uncomfortable. Comments: My Marines take their kevlars off whenever they can be use the pads are hard and uncomfortable. With better pads we would have one less thing to worry about. SSgt, USMC…

Wearing Kevlar is extremely uncomfortable

Wearing Kevlar is extremely uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Las Vegas, NV. Heard about us: Word of mouth. Duties: Artillery-EFSS. Current Pads: Grey CIF issued. Comments: Request one set of upgraded pads. Using the Expeditionary Fire Support System (EFSS, 120mm Mortars) we are required to use over-ear ear protection. It is almost impossible to use the ear…