Tag Archive for grunt

massive headaches

massive headachesKits: 3. Hometown: el paso. Heard about us: friend. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: advanced combat trapezoidal. green. glued. suede. Comments: they pinch my head and give massive headaches. theyre really hard and dig into your skull.. lcpl, USMC Kits: 70. Hometown: Chicago IL. Heard about us: Word of mouth. Duties: Infantry Vertical Assault Company,…

No budget to buy helmet pads

No budget to buy helmet padsKits: 75. Hometown: Autaugaville,AL. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: We will be QRF port security in Kuwait. Current Pads: Not sure of brand but they’re gray. The material attaches to Velcro. Comments: I’m the unit supply and I have been trying to purchase helmet pads through unit funds but they…

The ones that are issued today are the lowest quality

USMC Infantry

The ones that are issued today are the lowest qualityKits: 40. Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio. Heard about us: Have purchased your helmet pads previously to use in Iraq & Afghanistan. Duties: INFANTRY, SSP, CONVOY OPERATIONS. Current Pads: Oregon Aero MICH/ACH Helmet Padding. Comments: For over a decade through 3 combat deployments, I have used your helmet…

Need something more comfortable

USMC Infantry

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gentex Corporation, Color: gray, Advanced Combat, Size: 3/4″. Comments: We work in the rain a lot here and the moisture is starting to deteriorate the pads I have. Looking to replace them with something more comfortable for the upcoming deployment since we can spend a…

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…