Tag Archive for combat

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:…

74 Kits Requested

74 Kits Requested Kits: 4. Hometown: Houston TX. Heard about us: google. Duties: PSD and PAD team work basaiclly driving around kabul 16 hours a day.. Current Pads: issued crap grey velcro cloth. Comments: once you sweat so much in them they turn into rocks they suck if you have hair. they are extremely hot…

LT Helping His Platoon Plus

Kits: 18. Heard about us: Facebook. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Government issue light green and Velcro into the inside of the helmet. Comments: Our pads cause a great deal of discomfort especially with the use of pelt or headsets. All leaders in my platoon wear headsets and the pads are a nuisance. They also have…

Soldier comes back for seconds

Kits: 19. Duties: Deconstruction. Current Pads: hard grey pads with velcro backing. Comments: I got 8 for some of the guys and they are so comfortable and such a big hit I wanted to see if I could get more for the rest of our platoon. SGT, US Army

USMC Upgrade Request

Kits: 12. Hometown: Richlands. Heard about us: Friend and past user. Duties: Training for Deployment. Current Pads: They are grey and issued from CIF. Comments: I am currently training Marines for deployment and have the CIF issued PADs and the wearing the helmet all day long the pads are causing headaches and migrines. New pads…

Special Ops Soldier Request

Another Special Ops Soldier requests helmet pad upgrade kits for his team and himself. 18 Aug 2014 Kits: 10. Duties: Special Operations Support. Current Pads: standard issue,glued seam, felt texture. Comments: I’m currently deployed in support of OEF. The standard issues pads myself and my squad have do not serve their purpose. As soon as you…

Uncomfortable Helmet

Kits: 9. Hometown: Austin, TX (Fort Hood). Heard about us: Google. Duties: Scout. Current Pads: Green issued pad. Comments: The pads that we’ve been issued are extremely uncomfortable, and we weren’t issued fresh ones at RFI so if I can get fresh ones for my entire squad that’d be awesome.. SGT, US Army. Kits: 2.…