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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…

feels like rocks or wood slabs against your head

feels like rocks or wood slabs against your headKits: 3. Hometown: Merritt island FL. Duties: Forward Observer, patrols. Current Pads: Blue/ grayish very stiff glued fabric. Comments: The current pads are retaining sweat and are very uncomfortable and about half way through a patrol the pads start releasing the sweat into your face causing you…

gashes and blood on my head

gashes and blood on my headKits: 5. Hometown: Colorado Springs. Heard about us: Marine Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Green, velcro, very stiff and worn down. Comments: I am currently deployed to [opsec] with my Army platoon at a Marine fob. A Marine pointed out that he could see gashes and blood on my head. I…

They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time

They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time16 Apr 2015: Kits: 60. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Medical. Current Pads: Basic issue from CIF.. Comments: We have CIF issue pads that velcro in ACU green color. They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time. CPT, US Army. 17 Apr 2015: Kits:…

Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfort

Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfortKits: 1. Hometown: Houston, TX. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Infantry/convoy/patrol. Current Pads: Issue/foliage green. Comments: Pads are too large causing headaches and discomfort. This is my fourth deployment and the issue still persists. Most of my day is spent wearing my helmet and I’d like to change…

Thanks from Army Engineering Unit

Thanks from Army Engineering UnitDear Dr. Meaders: On behalf of the soldiers of the 1191st Engineering Unit, I would like to thank you for the Operation Helmet Kits that you sent us. They are a great improvement over the current pads. Due to the increased comfort the kits add to the helmets soldiers will be…