Tag Archive for grunt

We can’t stand to wear our ACH pads for hours on end

We can’t stand to wear our ACH pads for hours on end Kits: 1. Hometown: Lowell, MA. Heard about us: Googling Helmet Pad Upgrades. Duties: Infantry, Patrols, Tower Guard, Recon. Current Pads: Basic Issued Pads, NSN 8470-01-848-9415, gray, velco, ACH , “Mine safety Application Co.”. Comments: Our issued pads are uncomfortable and I don’t feel…

A teachable moment?

A teachable momentIts really just great what you guys are doing for us! Every soldier hates putting on his ACH [advanced combat helmet]. It is perhaps the most uncomfortable piece of equipment we’re issued. There are so many I’ve known who do everything they can to not wear their ACH while on patrol because of…

I love the pads I received from this organization

I love the pads I received from this organizationKits: 18. Hometown: Grandview, WA. Heard about us: google. Duties: Heavy weapons infantry company/platoon. anti armor and reconnaissance in force. Current Pads: GI Grey pads, glued on (rips off easily). Comments: Like I read about on the main page, soldiers in our platoon (including myself), frequently loosen…

Uncomfortable after wearing helmet for a long time

Uncomfortable after wearing helmet for a long timeKits: 1. Hometown: jersey city, new jersey. Heard about us: friend. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: cushion pads. Comments: Break in period for pads take a long time. Uncomfortable after wearing helmet for a long time. Lcpl, USMC

Give you a headache just wearing it

Give you a headache just wearing itKits: 1. Hometown: Sequim. Heard about us: A SSGT. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Grey squares and 1 large circular pad stiff foam with cloth over it. Comments: The pads we have now give you a headache just wearing it and does not form to your head. Cpl, USMC Kits:…

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protection

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protectionKits: 1. Hometown: New York. Heard about us: Google. Duties: The mission changes. Basics: Convoys, training, TAC OPs. Current Pads: Hard green pads. I believe a 1/4 or 1/2 inch.. Comments: Being in for a while and being gone twice from my family it’s been hard. I…

Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Combat Medic. Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks. Comments: After long wear during patrols, the headache and pressure points were horrible. Once the standard issue pads get soaked with sweat, they’re done. SGT, US Army Kits: 3. Hometown: Las Vegas. Heard about us: PA [Physician’s Assistant] . Duties: Evac…

More Headaches

29 Aug 2014: Kits: 12. Heard about us: NCO. Duties: reporting. Current Pads: pad, helmet, advanced combat oblong/oval size 3/4 color green. Comments: looking to get some for my whole squad, total 12 soldiers. they are wearing out, no support or cushion. PFC, US Army 28 Aug 2014: Kits: 5. Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon. Heard about us:…