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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…

Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortable

Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Burns, OR. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: NTC rotation, LMTV driver. Current Pads: Team Wendy, black. Comments: Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortable. After wearing ACH for a period of time, I get headaches and have to remove in order to relieve. SGT, US Army

I hate wearing my helmet

I hate wearing my helmetKits: 1. Hometown: Chesapeake VA. Heard about us: google. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: army issued, gray, cloth. Comments: The current padding is very bulky and uncomfortable, to the point that I hate wearing my helmet. SPC, US Army

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…