Tag Archive for Infantry

My Platoon loves the Aero pads

Kits: 225. Hometown: West Branch, MI. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: The gray pads that come in the LWH. Comments: I request these pads for my Platoon and now the other Platoon sergeants wants me to request them for the rest of the company. My Platoon loves the Aero pads. They say…

New helmet pads please – Old ones fall apart

Kits: 2. Heard about us: Thru a deployed Battle Buddy. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: Old original issue. Comments: The pads get wet from sweat then fall apart when you wash them. SPC, US Army. Kits: 76. Hometown: Philadelphia, PA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Battery Commander, Field Artillery. Current Pads: Issue, black, stick in pads..…

Marine Looking For Better Helmet Pad System

Marine Looking For Better Helmet Pad System Kits: 1. Duties: Currently infantry training. Current Pads: Grey and black, sewn seam, velcro. Comments: they are extremely firm, especially when it gets into the colder months, it feels like there’s rocks in my helmet. Sgt, USMC

Three Soldiers Asking for Help

These Three Soldiers Are Asking for Help 29 Sep 2014: Kits: 1. Hometown: Foothill Ranch, CA. Heard about us: AR-15.com. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Army issue pads.. Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat. Comments: Thank you for your support. SGT, US Army 28 Sep 2014: Kits: 9. Hometown: red bluff, CA. Heard about us: ar15.com. Duties: line…

Current Pads Are Falling Apart

Current Pads Are Falling ApartKits: 12. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: green sewn pads. Comments: The current pads my squad and I have are falling apart from the constant sweat and then heat. They are the standard green sewn pads and full of sand and rock particles. Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated!…

Outfit platoon of nearly 60 Marines

Kits: 55. Hometown: Lakewood, WA. Heard about us: Co-worker. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gentex grey 3/4″ NSN 8470-01-546-9407. Comments: I would like to outfit my platoon of nearly 60 Marines with upgraded helmet pads in preparation for our upcoming deployment. The current pads are uncomfortably hard and cause pressure (increasingly so in cold weather) and…

Need to be replaced

Kits: 40. Hometown: Manchester, NH. Heard about us: Online. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Issued, Foliage Green, 3/4″, NSN 8470-01-546-3407. Comments: We conduct patrols each day and our helmets are obviously getting a lot of use due to basic wear/tear. I am a platoon leader responsible for 40 paratroopers and due to the extended use and…