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Pads are extremely uncomfortable. Cause headaches

Pads are extremely uncomfortable. Cause headaches Kits: 1. Hometown: Honolulu, HI. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy. Current Pads: Unit pad, trapezoidal. Grey. Velcro. Comments: Pads are extremely uncomfortable. Cause headaches and does not protect the head from much injury when struck.. Cpl, USMC

the pads are hard

the pads are hardKits: 16. Heard about us: Squad Leader. Duties: Infantry/Security Forces. Current Pads: I believe we currently have the SkyDex pads. They have PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT SIZE written on the back of them. They are grey cloth and are glued. Comments: The main issue that I have are in line with the…

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…

15 minutes wearing helmet, I get headache & migraines

15 minutes of wearing helmet, I develop headache and migrainesKits: 5. Hometown: Fontana California. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy security. Current Pads: Grey issued pads. Comments: After 15 minutes of wearing helmet, I develop headache and migraines. and we are always wearing our ach [helmet] for our job. SPC, US Army

constant headaches caused directly by the pads

constant headaches caused directly by the padsKits: 11. Hometown: Dallas Texas. Heard about us: Google and AR15.com. Duties: Convoy, security, and maintanace. Current Pads: GI pads. PAD,HELMET,ADVANCED, COMBAT SIZE 3/4″ SPM1C1-08-C-B100. SM888 LOT 2. Comments: Will be the first deployment for many in our unit and I can see how much these GI pads are…

The current issued pads give me headaches

The current issued pads give me headaches Kits: 1. Hometown: Wilmington, NC. Heard about us: fellow soldier. Duties: Convoy/Brigade Engineer Driver. Current Pads: gray issued velcro pads. Comments: The current issued pads give me headaches when worn for more than an hour. On a weekly basis I drive the brigade engineer around [opsec] every other…