Tag Archive for convoy

Current pads cause severe discomfort

Current pads cause severe discomfortKits: 10. Hometown: Glastonbury CT. Heard about us: Former XO. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gray issued. Comments: Current pads cause severe discomfort and don’t allow for proper fit on all head shapes. SGT, USMC Kits: 12. Hometown: . Heard about us: Website. Duties: Convoy. Current Pads: Skydex. Comments: No cushioning, almost…

Anything that will increase their ability to wear their helmets for longer periods will definitely increase survivability

Anything that will increase their ability to wear their helmets for longer periods will definitely increase survivabilityKits: 5. Hometown: Clarksville Tn. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Standard issue, gray ones. Comments: One of the other squads in my platoon requested pads. I’m an infantry squad leader and proper helmet wear is the…

very uncomfortable and don’t quite fit

very uncomfortable and don’t quite fitKits: 3. Hometown: Yuba City. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Security. Current Pads: Advance Combat Size 3/4″ – Gentex Corporation Lot Number 2973-2. Velcro. Comments: The pads that we are currently using are very firm and worn out. They are very uncomfortable and don’t quite fit for everyone. Please let…

extreme headache

extreme headacheKits: 65. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Recovery, maintenance, convoy. Current Pads: Gray military issue, uncomfortable, hard headache causing. Comments: Wearing a combat helmet for more than an hour causes headaches, the pads start out comfortable but after about 10 minutes they begin to become uncomfortable. As maintenance we are required to wear our…

Issued pads are hard

Issued pads are hardKits: 25. Hometown: San Antonio, TX. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy and Security Patrols. Current Pads: Standard issued USMC helmet pads; velcro on inside of helmet. Comments: The currently issued pads are hard, don’t mold to your head, when they are cold the helmet is impossible to put on, and during…

Helmet pads play a critical role

Helmet pads play a critical roleKits: 9. Hometown: Jackson, TN. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry, patrols, air assault, convoy. Current Pads: Standard issue. Comments: As a squad leader I need my guys at 110% all the time. Having said that a lot of them always ask to remove their helmets due to headaches or…