Tag Archive for security

Ten days worth of requests from the Army

Army helmet upgrade requestsKits: 141. Hometown: Fort Knox, KY. Duties: Route Clearance(look for IEDs). Current Pads: standard issue grey combat helmet pads. Comments: No huge issues as of now. Just attempting to get Soldiers better products to minimize the possibility of TBI if an IED goes off on their vehicle. SFC, US Army Kits: 40.…

The pads are rock hard

USMC Infantry

The pads are rock hardKits: 55. Hometown: Twentynine Palms. Heard about us: Cpl F. Duties: SCOUT PLT, TOW PLT, HEAVY REFUEL SECTION, SECURITY TEAM. Current Pads: NSN 8470-01-546-9415/GRAY/GLUED/SOFT EXTERIOR, HARD. Comments: The helmet issued to us is heavy and the chin strap causes chafing but its something we deal with. The biggest issue are the…

very uncomfortable and don’t quite fit

very uncomfortable and don’t quite fitKits: 3. Hometown: Yuba City. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Security. Current Pads: Advance Combat Size 3/4″ – Gentex Corporation Lot Number 2973-2. Velcro. Comments: The pads that we are currently using are very firm and worn out. They are very uncomfortable and don’t quite fit for everyone. Please let…

the issued pads are not very comfortable

the issued pads are not very comfortableKits: 30. Duties: BN S4. Current Pads: Issued grey pads. Comments: My Advise and Assist team is currently deployed in Iraq. We convoy out a couple times a week to visit our Iraqi Army counterparts. Most of us on the team are officers and we have to cover down…

Issued pads are hard

Issued pads are hardKits: 25. Hometown: San Antonio, TX. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy and Security Patrols. Current Pads: Standard issued USMC helmet pads; velcro on inside of helmet. Comments: The currently issued pads are hard, don’t mold to your head, when they are cold the helmet is impossible to put on, and during…

feel like the kevlar is digging into my head

feel like the kevlar is digging into my headKits: 2. Hometown: el cajon, ca. Heard about us: friend. Duties: i will be doing site security and standing post. as well as convoy operations. Current Pads: pad helmet advance combat size 3/4″ they are grey and glued on edges. Comments: While standing post the current kevlar…

Standard issued pads are hard as a rock

Standard issued pads are hard as a rockKits: 5. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Joint Fires Observer attached to infantry platoon, conducting PSD [Personnel Security]. Current Pads: “Pad Helmet, Advanced Combat” Standard issued pads that are grey in colour and hard as a rock. Comments: They tend to turn solid due to the current temperatures,…

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…