Tag Archive for Sergeant

Headaches

Kits: 185. Hometown: Cypress, TX. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Advanced Combat, SPM1C1-12-D-B014. NSN 8470-01-546-9356. Grey. Comments: The current issued pads give Marines headaches after prolonged wear specifically they provide no give and act more like a vice than provide relief. Distractions are never good when your focus is needed everywhere. MSgt,…

damn near solid and uncomfortable

damn near solid and uncomfortableKits: 23. Hometown: Fort Carson, CO. Heard about us: friend. Duties: our main mission high value target protection, and possibly route clearance. clearing roads of eexplosives Current Pads: the issued pads/ advanced helmet pads there damn near solid and uncomfortable. Comments: our currently issued inserts are sub par to say the…

They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time

They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time16 Apr 2015: Kits: 60. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Medical. Current Pads: Basic issue from CIF.. Comments: We have CIF issue pads that velcro in ACU green color. They are horrible and hurt after wearing for a short time. CPT, US Army. 17 Apr 2015: Kits:…

Current pads cause excessive sweat and heat rashes.

Current pads cause excessive sweat and heat rashes.10 Apr 2015: Kits: 40. Hometown: Wyandotte, Ok. Heard about us: I saw your page on a website. Duties: QRF [Quick Reaction Force]. Current Pads: Standard issue. Comments: It gets extremely hot in Africa and the current pads that we use daily cause excessive sweat and then heat…

The pads we currently have are giving everyone headaches

The pads we currently have are giving everyone headachesKits: 42. Hometown: Jonesboro, GA. Heard about us: Prior use before another deployment. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: issued. grey, seam glued. Comments: The current pads cause headaches, discomfort and poor fit. My company used your pads on our Afghanistan deployment last year. Marines were more likely to…

my unit is very thankful

my unit is very thankfulI received the replacement pads and my unit is very thankful. We just got back from JRTC and steadily prepare for our upcoming deployment. I personally used the pads while in Fort Polk and it truly is night and day. Thank you and your organization for what you do. I will…

Our soldiers wear their helmets for long periods of time

Our soldiers wear their helmets for long periods of timeKits: 18. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Air Defense. Current Pads: Gentex Corporation / Grey basic issued pads. Comments: Our soldiers wear their helmets for long periods of time and get headaches from them being uncomfortable and putting pressure in the wrong parts of their head.…

Security is what keeps us alive

Security is what keeps us aliveKits: 32. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: NSN 8470-01-546-9407 Glued seam, gray. Comments: We wear our ECH every day for 12 plus hours at a time. They are causing my guys to have headaches and they are constantly adjusting there helmets. This is detracting a significant amount of attention from security.…