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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…

Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfort

Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfortKits: 1. Hometown: Houston, TX. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Infantry/convoy/patrol. Current Pads: Issue/foliage green. Comments: Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfort. This is my fourth deployment and the issue still persists. Most of my day is spent wearing my helmet and I’d like to change…

issue facility does not have any more pads for us

issue facility does not have any more pads for usKits: 30. Hometown: WOODLAND PARK, NJ. Heard about us: MILITARY FRIEND. Duties: WE ARE JTACS, JFO’S AND RADIO OPERATORS THAT SUPPORT COALITION FORCES WITH FIRE SUPPORT. Current Pads: PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT. GREY IN COLOR. GLUED SEAM. TEXTURE IS HARD. Comments: THE CURRENT PADS WE HAVE…

My current pads… They are hard as 2x4s.

My current pads… They are hard as 2x4s.Kits: 1. Hometown: Dayton, VA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Advisor/Instuctor, Convoys, Machine Gunner. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet all these pads have is a part number, nsn, and lot number. They have glued seams and are gray in color. Comments: I have done two tours in Afghanistan in…

Pads are hard and extremely uncomfortable

Pads are hard and extremely uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Houston, Texas. Heard about us: friend. Duties: Will be convoying into hostile area and conducting [opsec] operations upon arrival. Current Pads: current standard issued gray glued pads. Comments: Pads are hard and extremely uncomfortable takes a while to break the issued pads in and once they do they…

The current helmet pads are very stiff and uncomfortable

The current helmet pads are very stiff and uncomfortableKits: 3. Heard about us: My maintenance team recieved their kits today and told the rest of the platoon. Duties: Maintenance, Convoy, Counter Mortar. Current Pads: standard issued ACH helmet pads. They are grayish black and really hard. Comments: The current helmet pads I have are very…

after a few hours we get headaches

Kits: 4. Duties: maintenance, convoy, transportation. Current Pads: issue pads, gray, glued. Comments: my crew and i wear our ACH for hours at time more than 12 hours; after a few hours we get headaches from wearing our ACH especially after we remove our headgear. SGT, US Army