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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…

Helmet hurts

Kits: 9. Duties: Convoy security, force protection patrols. Current Pads: GI issue pads, nsn, Foliage green, glued seam. Comments: My section is currently using the standard GI issue pads or sometimes the single black pad meant for a coms headset. In garrison we are a field artillery firing section utilizing 105mm light howitzers in either…

Army Request

Kits: 16. Hometown: Mount Wolf, PA. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Security Force Advise and Assist Team. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat, Gray, sewn seam. Comments: Some are too bulky and hard for some of the soldiers.. LTC, US Army

2014 Marine Requests

10 Jul 2014: Kits: 8.  Duties: Financial Management. Current Pads: They are grey, not sure of the kind. Comments: I am not sure. Cpl, USMC. 2 Jul 2014: Kits: 25. Heard about us: Other websites. Duties: Basic stuff, supporting the MEU, Infantry things, sensor things. Current Pads: They are gray pads, really firm not comfortable.…

2014 US Navy Requests

1 Jul 2014: Kits: 6. Hometown: Staten Island NY. Heard about us: google. Duties: convoy. Current Pads: black sewn seam. Comments: n/a. PO2, USCG 21 Mar 2014: Kits: 1. Hometown: texas. Heard About us: friend. Duties: EOD tech in support of [deleted] Current Pads: MSA. Comments: friend has your pads and loves them. would love…

2014 US Air Force Requests

11 Jun 2014: Kits: 25. Hometown: Waterbury Connecticut. Heard about us: Fellow soldier. Duties: Convoy Ops. Current Pads: Green hard basic stock pad. Comments: Currently in Afghanistan attached to an army unit as a combat medic. I was ordered one by a friend back in February and they have been awesome. I would like my…

2013 Army Requests

29 Dec 2013: Kits: 1. Hometown: Ypsilanti, MI. Heard About us: mymilitarysavings.com. Duties: Guard Duty/Network Operations. Current Pads: Grey, normal seam?, stiff. Comments: my current pads do not conform to my head correctly, and I often find myself pushing my helmet up. I have tried many different positions for the pads but they just dont…

2013 Marine Requests

17 Dec 2013: Kits: 50. Duties: INFANTRY. Current Pads: NSN. Comments: UNCOMFORTABLE FIT AND POOR QUALITY. 1st Lt, USMC. 13 Dec 2013: Kits: 50. Heard About us: other platoons. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Team Wendy (grey. Comments: Current pads create uncomfortable pressure points. Marines tend to remove pads and take their helmets off more often. …