Tag Archive for soldier

Army Aviators request upgrade kits

Kits: 10. Duties: Aviation flying outside FOB’s transporting troops. Current Pads: Gray issued pads. Comments: Pads wont stay in, and are extremly hard, so when having to wear helmet all day starts to give bad headache. SPC, US Army

LT takes care of his troops

LT takes care of his troops Kits: 20. Hometown: Gloucester, Massachusetts. Heard about us: Online. Duties: n/a. Current Pads: Standard Issue Pads. Comments: A few of my soldiers helmet pads are worn and some soldiers could use an upgrade of pads. Also if you have the one pad that goes around the inside front of…

Soldiers Asking for Helmet Pad Kits

17 Sep 2014: Kits: 45. Hometown: FT Bragg. Heard about us: google. Duties: Pers/Air craft Recovery, QRF, Medevac Sec, Pers Security Detail, Pathfinder Ops. Current Pads: Sewn Green. Comments: The current pads are very unfitting. They become hard from sweat soaks and produce a fowl smell. The GI pads are horrible for our many night…

Current Pads Are Falling Apart

Current Pads Are Falling ApartKits: 12. Duties: infantry. Current Pads: green sewn pads. Comments: The current pads my squad and I have are falling apart from the constant sweat and then heat. They are the standard green sewn pads and full of sand and rock particles. Any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated!…

Need to be replaced

Kits: 40. Hometown: Manchester, NH. Heard about us: Online. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Issued, Foliage Green, 3/4″, NSN 8470-01-546-3407. Comments: We conduct patrols each day and our helmets are obviously getting a lot of use due to basic wear/tear. I am a platoon leader responsible for 40 paratroopers and due to the extended use and…

LT Helping His Platoon Plus

Kits: 18. Heard about us: Facebook. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Government issue light green and Velcro into the inside of the helmet. Comments: Our pads cause a great deal of discomfort especially with the use of pelt or headsets. All leaders in my platoon wear headsets and the pads are a nuisance. They also have…

Soldier comes back for seconds

Kits: 19. Duties: Deconstruction. Current Pads: hard grey pads with velcro backing. Comments: I got 8 for some of the guys and they are so comfortable and such a big hit I wanted to see if I could get more for the rest of our platoon. SGT, US Army