Tag Archive for grunt

The pads we have now just fall apart after a month

The pads we have now just fall apart after a monthKits: 22. Hometown: Albertville, AL. Heard about us: friend. Duties: Route clearance. Current Pads: green. Comments: The pads we have now just fall apart after a month or so of wearing. SSG, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown: South Bend Indiana. Heard about us: Internet search.…

Army issued pads are just horrible

Army issued pads are just horribleKits: 30. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Standard Issued. Comments: The current pads that the Army issues us are just horrible. After numerous cycles of training, Soldiers of my PLT are complaining of headaches because of them. We are prepping to go to NTC in a few days, followed by deployment…

terrible headaches

terrible headachesKits: 18. Hometown: Denver. Heard about us: Previous unit. Duties: Providing counterfire with artillery. Current Pads: Standerd army issued grey pads. Comments: Hello we have been in country for about a month and a lot of my guys on the gun have been talking about terrible headaches from shooting and their helmet banging there…

feel like the kevlar is digging into my head

feel like the kevlar is digging into my headKits: 2. Hometown: el cajon, ca. Heard about us: friend. Duties: i will be doing site security and standing post. as well as convoy operations. Current Pads: pad helmet advance combat size 3/4″ they are grey and glued on edges. Comments: While standing post the current kevlar…

Thank you for what your organization does

Thank you for what your organization doesKits: 8. Hometown: Phoenix, AZ. Heard about us: Google. Duties: PSD (Personnel Security Detachment). Patrols. Current Pads: The green Standard issue pads. Comments: Thank you for what your organization does for us. SGT, US Army

huge headaches

huge headachesKits: 40. Hometown: Corona, Ca. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: EOD. Current Pads: Basic Issue. Comments: The current pads we have give us huge headaches and never fit our head correctly! I’ve heard such great things about the pads and know the will greatly improve our mission!  SPC, US Army

These helmets are very uncomfortable for us to wear

These helmets are very uncomfortable for us to wearKits: 5. Hometown: Mohnton, PA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Current pads are ceradyne and green in color. They are operation resolute support. Comments: These helmets are very uncomfortable for us to wear. They cause a rash on our foreheads because they hold sweat.…

The issued pads are extremely hard

The issued pads are extremely hardKits: 50. Hometown: Sandy. Heard about us: Company XO. Duties: [opsec], personnel recovery and crisis response. Current Pads: Currently the company uses grey CIF issued kevlar pads that are hard and uncomfortable. Comments: The issued pads are extremely hard and cause pressure points on the head. Additionally, the use of headsets…