Tag Archive for Uncomfortable

GI pads give us headaches

GI pads give us headachesKits: 10. Hometown: Marinette, WI. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Combat Medic. Current Pads: standard issue, no writing, green in color, glued, fake fleece texture. Comments: Heard that you guys sent out improved helmet pads. I would love to get some for my soldiers and I as wearing the ACH all…

A better pad will help protect against brain injuries

a better pad will help protect against the brain injuriesKits: 1. Hometown: Sacramento, Ca. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: I currently have the issued pads they are glued together and not very flexible. Comments: I was given a set of pads from operation helmet during my first deployment to Iraq back in…

My issued pads fell apart

My issued pads fell apartKits: 1. Duties: Logistics. Current Pads: Foliage Green, issued. Comments: My issued pads fell apart, cannot get new ones without purchasing myself. CPT, US Army Kits: 2. Heard about us: google. Duties: medic. Current Pads: green felt like. Comments: Not sure what kind of pads, generally issued ones. SGT, US Army

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protection

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protectionKits: 1. Hometown: New York. Heard about us: Google. Duties: The mission changes. Basics: Convoys, training, TAC OPs. Current Pads: Hard green pads. I believe a 1/4 or 1/2 inch.. Comments: Being in for a while and being gone twice from my family it’s been hard. I…

The current pads breakdown quickly and become hard.

The current pads breakdown quickly and become hard.Kits: 1. Hometown: Cabool, MO. Heard about us: Co-worker. Duties: Air Advisor to Afghan Air Force Engineers. Current Pads: NSN: 8470-01-546-9415 – sage green – secured w/velcro. Comments: The current pads breakdown quickly and become hard. Wicks the moisture away from head and causes itching. At least that’s what…

All worn out from deployment!!

All worn out from deployment!!Kits: 1. Hometown: . Heard about us: friend in my unit. Duties: infantry joint training. Current Pads: grey with oblong written on it. Comments: been with these same pads since i first got to my unit its been 3 years now all worn out from deployment!!. LCPL, USMC

Thanksgiving and thanks for giving!

Thanksgiving and thanks for giving!i just got the order of helmet pads today and installed them on my helmet and passed out the other to my squad. have to tell you they’re really great. so much better than our issue ones. its getting cold here and ours tend to get pretty hard making for an…

Uncomfortable Helmet

Kits: 9. Hometown: Austin, TX (Fort Hood). Heard about us: Google. Duties: Scout. Current Pads: Green issued pad. Comments: The pads that we’ve been issued are extremely uncomfortable, and we weren’t issued fresh ones at RFI so if I can get fresh ones for my entire squad that’d be awesome.. SGT, US Army. Kits: 2.…