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Grey Shrink Wrapped Gravel, with a tacky glued outer seam that only gets worse in the humidity and heat.

Grey Shrink Wrapped Gravel, with a tacky glued outer seam that only gets worse in the humidity and heat.Kits: 40. Hometown: Most from Nebraska, California, Oregon, Washington, and Texas. We’re all Americans ready to get our jobs done right the first time. Heard about us: Website, and recommendations through Oregon Aero. Duties: Reconnaissance. Current pads:…

Feels so tight … squeezing into my temples

Feels so tight … squeezing into my templesKits: 33. Hometown: California. Heard about us: Battle Buddy. Duties: OPSEC. Current pads: Standard CIF Issue. Comments: Currently deployed to Okinawa and the weather here is very humid. Current GI pads are stiff and worn out. I get headaches after wearing them for a couple of hours and…

We will get helmet pads once in-country … in-country none

We will get helmet pads once in-country … in-country noneKits: 28. Hometown: Fort Carson, Colorado. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Issued pads. Comments: During RFI issue, a lot of soldiers, myself including were not issued new pads, we were told we would get them in country, but once in country we were…

Pads tend to hold heat and become stiff and uncomfortable.

Kits: 7. Hometown: Canton, Georgia. Heard about us: google. Duties: infantry. Current pads: green, glued smooth. Comments: Pads tend to hold heat and become stiff and uncomfortable. At times soldiers want to take off head to get relief. PFC, US Army Kits: 29. Hometown: Fort Benning GA, originally Grand Forks ND. Heard about us: SGM…

A burning sensation all around my head

A burning sensation all around my headKits: 1. Hometown: California. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Basic issue. Comments: Current pads are stiff. SSG, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown: Indianapolis/Noblesville, Indiana. Heard about us: Battle Buddy. Duties: Infantry/patrolling. Current pads: Grey sewn seam. Comments: The current pads I have tend to bring…