Tag Archive for combat

Not very comfortable

Kits: 2. Duties: Infantry operations. Current Pads: Revision advanced combat grey colored. Comments: Pads are the 3/4 pads. They are very firm and not very comfortable. After wearing for a few hours the places the pads sit on your head cause your head to hurt in those locations. They also move around a lot while…

Causes headaches after 5 minutes every time

Kits: 2. Hometown: Syracuse. Heard about us: SSgt X from my unit. Duties: Convoy/HumV patrol. Current Pads: MSA/Green/Glued/Original issued pads. Comments: With the original pads, the helmet does not sit right on my head and causes headaches after 5 minutes every time, without fail. SSgt X recommended these pads and said they worked great. A1C, USAF Kits:…

Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Combat Medic. Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks. Comments: After long wear during patrols, the headache and pressure points were horrible. Once the standard issue pads get soaked with sweat, they’re done. SGT, US Army Kits: 3. Hometown: Las Vegas. Heard about us: PA [Physician’s Assistant] . Duties: Evac…

New helmet pads please – Old ones fall apart

Kits: 2. Heard about us: Thru a deployed Battle Buddy. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: Old original issue. Comments: The pads get wet from sweat then fall apart when you wash them. SPC, US Army. Kits: 76. Hometown: Philadelphia, PA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Battery Commander, Field Artillery. Current Pads: Issue, black, stick in pads..…

Airman Needs Upgraded Helmet Pads

Kits: 1. Hometown: Buffalo NY. Heard about us: Google search. Duties: Air Base Defense, FOB defense, transport security. Current Pads: 3/4″ pads, green, standard issue, glued. Comments: All of the small pads backings have come off and they don’t stick to the inside of my helmet anymore, i switched to a smaller helmet and the…

Three Soldiers Asking for Help

These Three Soldiers Are Asking for Help 29 Sep 2014: Kits: 1. Hometown: Foothill Ranch, CA. Heard about us: AR-15.com. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Army issue pads.. Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat. Comments: Thank you for your support. SGT, US Army 28 Sep 2014: Kits: 9. Hometown: red bluff, CA. Heard about us: ar15.com. Duties: line…

Soldiers Asking for Helmet Pad Kits

17 Sep 2014: Kits: 45. Hometown: FT Bragg. Heard about us: google. Duties: Pers/Air craft Recovery, QRF, Medevac Sec, Pers Security Detail, Pathfinder Ops. Current Pads: Sewn Green. Comments: The current pads are very unfitting. They become hard from sweat soaks and produce a fowl smell. The GI pads are horrible for our many night…

More Headaches

29 Aug 2014: Kits: 12. Heard about us: NCO. Duties: reporting. Current Pads: pad, helmet, advanced combat oblong/oval size 3/4 color green. Comments: looking to get some for my whole squad, total 12 soldiers. they are wearing out, no support or cushion. PFC, US Army 28 Aug 2014: Kits: 5. Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon. Heard about us:…