Tag Archive for helmet kit request

the issued pads are not very comfortable

the issued pads are not very comfortableKits: 30. Duties: BN S4. Current Pads: Issued grey pads. Comments: My Advise and Assist team is currently deployed in Iraq. We convoy out a couple times a week to visit our Iraqi Army counterparts. Most of us on the team are officers and we have to cover down…

Uncomfortable, constant irritant.

Uncomfortable, constant irritant.Kits: 8. Hometown: Indianapolis, IN. Heard about us: Team Chief. Duties: EOD. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat. Grey. Comments: Uncomfortable, constant irritant. Not ideal for helmet weight. PO3, USN

Current pads keep head too hot and hurt

USMC Infantry

Current pads keep head too hot and hurtKits: 1. Hometown: Virginia Beach,Va. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Gray ,velcro , not sewn. Comments: Give me head aches, pull out hair, wont stay secured to helmet, does not give a comfortable fit. LCpl, USMC Kits: 1. Heard about us: Service member. Duties: Radio…

Gentex pads are always hard as rocks

Gentex pads are always hard as rocksKits: 16. Hometown: Spring Hill, TN. Heard about us: Another SSgt that you supported before. Duties: EOD work, TRAP reponse. Current Pads: Gentex made pad, grey color, glued seam, 3/4 inch thick hard pad. Comments: My fellow EOD Techs and I are currently deployed in support of Operation Inherent…

Issued pads are hard

Issued pads are hardKits: 25. Hometown: San Antonio, TX. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy and Security Patrols. Current Pads: Standard issued USMC helmet pads; velcro on inside of helmet. Comments: The currently issued pads are hard, don’t mold to your head, when they are cold the helmet is impossible to put on, and during…

Helmet pads play a critical role

Helmet pads play a critical roleKits: 9. Hometown: Jackson, TN. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry, patrols, air assault, convoy. Current Pads: Standard issue. Comments: As a squad leader I need my guys at 110% all the time. Having said that a lot of them always ask to remove their helmets due to headaches or…

no one’s pads seem to have elasticity anymore

no one’s pads seem to have elasticity anymoreKits: 1. Hometown: Tiffin, OH. Heard about us: Fellow Soldier. Duties: engineer. Current Pads: Black and what was once green, nothing is written on them since the desert heat/cold seems to have delaminated them, glued seam, regular cloth texture. Comments: I want to test this site out to…

sucks wearing for a long period of time

sucks wearing for a long period of timeKits: 3. Hometown: Roselle Park, New Jersey. Heard about us: A buddy from different unit. Duties: Machine Gunner. Current Pads: Issued Pads. Comments: Just got a MICH helmet and was looking to get pads that are a little more comfortable. The current ones are super Stiff and sucks…