Tag Archive for Infantry

issue facility does not have any more pads for us

issue facility does not have any more pads for usKits: 30. Hometown: WOODLAND PARK, NJ. Heard about us: MILITARY FRIEND. Duties: WE ARE JTACS, JFO’S AND RADIO OPERATORS THAT SUPPORT COALITION FORCES WITH FIRE SUPPORT. Current Pads: PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT. GREY IN COLOR. GLUED SEAM. TEXTURE IS HARD. Comments: THE CURRENT PADS WE HAVE…

My current pads… They are hard as 2x4s.

My current pads… They are hard as 2x4s.Kits: 1. Hometown: Dayton, VA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Advisor/Instuctor, Convoys, Machine Gunner. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet all these pads have is a part number, nsn, and lot number. They have glued seams and are gray in color. Comments: I have done two tours in Afghanistan in…

I want to upgrade my pads

after a long period of time they start to hurt my headKits: 3. Hometown: Augusta, GA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: Standard green pads. Velcro. Comments: I want to upgrade my pads because after a long period of time they start to hurt my head. They also tend to give me and…

They’re like wearing styrofoam on my head

They’re like wearing styrofoam on my headKits: 2. Hometown: White Pine, Tennessee. Heard about us: Word of mouth. Duties: 11C. Current Pads: Unit Pad, green, glued, stiff, & kinda rough. Comments: They’re like wearing styrofoam on my head. I liked the old black ones but can’t find anymore of them. SGT, US Army Kits: 1.…

My pads give me headaches after a few hrs of operations

My pads give me headaches after a few hrs of operationsKits: 1. Hometown: Granite city Illinois. Heard about us: A friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Pad, helmet advanced combat gray color. Comments: The current pads that are issued to us are very uncomfortable to wear for a length of time. I’ve gone out in the…

Common complaint is headaches after prolong use.

Common complaint is headaches after prolong use. Kits: 27. Hometown: Southern Maryland. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Explosive Ordnance Disposal. Current Pads: basic issue pads/ folage green. Comments: The current pads always have the problem of freezing and making it difficult for the soldiers to use properly when on mission. The most common complaint is…

Security is what keeps us alive

Security is what keeps us aliveKits: 32. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: NSN 8470-01-546-9407 Glued seam, gray. Comments: We wear our ECH every day for 12 plus hours at a time. They are causing my guys to have headaches and they are constantly adjusting there helmets. This is detracting a significant amount of attention from security.…

… standard issue and are uncomfortable

… standard issue and are uncomfortableKits: 4. Hometown: Houston. Heard about us: friend. Duties: Airborne infantry. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet, Advanced combat size SPM1C1-08-D-F006 3/4″ NSN 5470-01-546-9415 9U425 LOT TW0401-2. Comments: I recently got back from Afghanistan and would’ve killed for a better set of pads for me and my guys. The ones we have…