Tag Archive for maintenance

Helmet pads don’t fit correctly, are uncomfortable, and make helmet unbalanced

Helmet pads don’t fit correctly, are uncomfortable, and make helmet unbalancedKits: 15. Hometown: Fort campbell. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy, maintenance, support. Current pads: Standard issue. Comments: My soldiers have issues with the pads not fitting correctly, being uncomfortable, or sitting too high on their heads for good balance. 1LT, US Army Kits: 22.…

Standard issue pads are garbage

Standard issue pads are garbage – uncomfortableKits: 40. Hometown: Quincy, MA. Heard about us: A friend that was in my last unit that got us the helmet pads. Duties: Light infantry. Current pads: Standard GI issued. Worn out, ripped, uncomfortable. Comments: Tons of our soldiers in my platoon have the standard issue helmet pads CIF…

THE PADS I HAVE ARE HORRIBLE!

Kits: 1. Hometown: ALHAMBRA, CA. Heard about us: PLATOON SGT. Duties: ARMOR. Current Pads: BASIC/GREY. Comments: THE PADS I HAVE ARE HORRIBLE! THEY ARE UNCOMFORTABLE AND IRRITATING . I HATE THEM. SGT, US Army Kits: 15. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry operations, convoys, dismounted patrols. Current Pads: Issued hard gray pads. Comments: The pads…

Cause headaches and discomfort

Kits: 1. Hometown: Nogales, Arizona. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Maintenance and Recovery. Current Pads: Basic. Comments: The pads take forever to form to your head and by the time they do, they’re already too old. I know I’ll be receiving new ones for this upcoming deployment and part of the reason I dislike them…

extreme headache

extreme headacheKits: 65. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Recovery, maintenance, convoy. Current Pads: Gray military issue, uncomfortable, hard headache causing. Comments: Wearing a combat helmet for more than an hour causes headaches, the pads start out comfortable but after about 10 minutes they begin to become uncomfortable. As maintenance we are required to wear our…

so hard and uncomfortable that they cause headaches

So hard and uncomfortable that they cause headachesKits: 5. Hometown: St. Peter Mn. Heard about us: google. Duties: Maintenance Control NCO. Current Pads: Standard Army Issued pads. Comments: The standard issue pads are so hard and uncomfortable that they cause headaches within 15 – 20 minutes of wearing. We’re getting ready for NTC and the…

headache after only 30 minutes of wear

headache after only 30 minutes of wearKits: 1. Hometown: Athens. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Engineering equipment repair in field. Current Pads: Olive Green standard issue. Comments: My pads are slightly too thick for my head and are quite stiff. They cause a headache after only 30 minutes of wear. If I move up in…