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He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother

Kits: 2. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT SPM1C1-12-D-B014. Comments: My brother and I are in the same unit and he gets headaches from the Kevlar pads he has now. Cpl, USMC

something better on our heads would help

Kits: 34. Hometown: Vista. Heard about us: friend. Duties: going out the wire as a route clearance and dismount patroll. Current Pads: basic army issue. Comments: deployed to Afghanistan which sucks and most of the guys are getting headaches and tired of the basic issue pads we have we r a route clearance company and…

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…

Need something more comfortable

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gentex Corporation, Color: gray, Advanced Combat, Size: 3/4″. Comments: We work in the rain a lot here and the moisture is starting to deteriorate the pads I have. Looking to replace them with something more comfortable for the upcoming deployment since we can spend a…

A good officer helps his Marines

A good officer helps his MarinesKits: 18. Heard about us: Sniper in the platoon. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: grey, hard, uncomfortable. Comments: I am the platoon commander for [opsec]. My platoon recently received an issue of improved ECH kevlars. It is a big improvement mainly due to the smaller cut but the pads are not…

Current pads keep head too hot and hurt

Current pads keep head too hot and hurtKits: 1. Hometown: Virginia Beach,Va. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Gray ,velcro , not sewn. Comments: Give me head aches, pull out hair, wont stay secured to helmet, does not give a comfortable fit. LCpl, USMC Kits: 1. Heard about us: Service member. Duties: Radio…

Having problems with the current kevlar pads

Having problems with the current kevlar padsKits: 7. Hometown: BellBuckle TN. Heard about us: From another Marine in my plt. Duties: Security Forces/ Infantry rifleman. Current Pads: Gray pads. Say advanced combat. BPM1C1-12- D-B014.NSN 8470-01-546-9407. 9U425 LOT TW 3174-2. Glued seam. Soft fabric Feels very fragile.. Comments: Our job requires us to stand security for…

the helmet pads which are issued just don’t work

the helmet pads which are issued just don’t workKits: 20. Duties: Intelligence. Current Pads: advanced combat pad set, grey in color. Comments: the helmet pads which are issued just don’t work. They are extremely hard and inflict severe headaches. I luckily have never been involved in a blast, but I have some serious reservations about…