Tag Archive for troop support

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…

Hurts my head

Hurts my headKits: 10. Hometown: Houston. Heard about us: on the net just looking around. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: gray pads. Comments: Pads and chin strap hurt my head and that of my Soldiers.. SSG, US Army

The pads that are issued are awful

USMC Infantry

The pads that are issued are awfulKits: 40. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: MEU. Current Pads: Grey Standard Issue. Comments: Trying to get my Platoon new pads and heard this was the place to go. The pads that are issued are awful. Thanks for the help!. 1stLT, USMC Kits: 1. Hometown: Reading. Heard about us:…

Anything that will increase their ability to wear their helmets for longer periods will definitely increase survivability

Anything that will increase their ability to wear their helmets for longer periods will definitely increase survivabilityKits: 5. Hometown: Clarksville Tn. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Standard issue, gray ones. Comments: One of the other squads in my platoon requested pads. I’m an infantry squad leader and proper helmet wear is the…

pads are very hard and give me a headache

pads are very hard and give me a headacheKits: 3. Hometown: Bakersfield. Heard about us: My teamleader. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Sh!t. Comments: urgent need them asap. LCpl, USMC Kits: 2. Hometown: Sandpoint, Idaho. Heard about us: Other Marines. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Grey Advanced Combat Pads. Comments: The pads I currently have are standard…

extreme headache

extreme headacheKits: 65. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Recovery, maintenance, convoy. Current Pads: Gray military issue, uncomfortable, hard headache causing. Comments: Wearing a combat helmet for more than an hour causes headaches, the pads start out comfortable but after about 10 minutes they begin to become uncomfortable. As maintenance we are required to wear our…

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…

The issued pads in these … ECH’s are horrible

The issued pads in these … ECH’s are horribleKits: 4. Heard about us: Google Search on ECH. Duties: Tactical Intelligence. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat, NSN 8470-01-546-9407, Ceradyne 52969, Green cloth cover. Comments: My unit is getting ready to deploy and we just received the new Enhanced Combat Helmets. Upon trying on the helmets,…