Tag Archive for grunt

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…

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…