Tag Archive for Marines

Helmet wear creates a lot of pressure … on the forehead

Helmet wear creates a lot of pressure … on the foreheadKits: 30. Hometown: Clare, MI. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Combat Engineer. Current Pads: Unit pad. Comments: We have been to NTC twice this year and have an upcoming deployment and extended wear of the helmet creates a lot of pressure, especially on the forehead.…

Current pads have zero give

Kits: 25. Hometown: Washington DC. Heard about us: A fellow combat instructor. Duties: Training entry level Infantry Marines. Current Pads: Team Wendy. Comments: The current pads are entirely to rigid especially during cold weather. They take a very long time to break in and have zero give. Sgt, USMC

might as well just be rocks square/rectangle inside the helmet

Kits: 5. Hometown: dallas GA. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: ceradyne, grey glued. Comments: pads that we currently got have 0 padding at all. might as well just be rocks square/rectangle inside the helmet. SSG, US Army Kits: 4. Hometown: Jackson NJ. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Basic issue, damaged pads. Comments: want…

The ones that are issued today are the lowest quality

USMC Infantry

The ones that are issued today are the lowest qualityKits: 40. Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio. Heard about us: Have purchased your helmet pads previously to use in Iraq & Afghanistan. Duties: INFANTRY, SSP, CONVOY OPERATIONS. Current Pads: Oregon Aero MICH/ACH Helmet Padding. Comments: For over a decade through 3 combat deployments, I have used your helmet…

Current issued pads cause pain

USMC Infantry

Current issued pads cause painKits: 1. Hometown: Houston, TX. Heard about us: Fellow Marine/ Friend. Duties: Tactical Communications. Current Pads: Issued Gray Pads. Comments: Current issued pads cause pain. 2ndLt, USMC

Current pads cause severe discomfort

Current pads cause severe discomfortKits: 10. Hometown: Glastonbury CT. Heard about us: Former XO. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gray issued. Comments: Current pads cause severe discomfort and don’t allow for proper fit on all head shapes. SGT, USMC Kits: 12. Hometown: . Heard about us: Website. Duties: Convoy. Current Pads: Skydex. Comments: No cushioning, almost…

Game-changing pads

Game-changing padsKits: 12. Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas. Heard about us: My senior enlisted leaders. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: stock DOD garbage. Comments: Hey man, a few years ago my Seniors got us these great new kevlar pads during my first deployment (OEF 10-2). Now it’s my turn to be a senior NCO, and I’d like…