Tag Archive for Artillery

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…

Amazing Pads

Amazing PadsKits: 30. Hometown: SEMINOLE, OK. Heard about us: YOU SENT ME SOME WHILE OVERSEAS WITH THE [opsec] RANGERS. Duties: TEAM LEADER. Current Pads: ARMY ISSUED. Comments: I AM REQUESTING PADS FOR MY PLATOON BECAUSE YOU GUYS SENT ME SOME AMAZING PADS LIKE 6 YEARS AGO WHILE I WAS ON A DEPLOYMENT. CPL, US Army…

Issued helmet pads cause headaches

Issued helmet pads cause headachesKits: 27. Hometown: Idaho Falls. Heard about us: Reddit.com/r/army. Duties: Currently deployed Infantry platoon conducting base defense QRF in addition to air mobility quick reaction force specialized in downed aircraft recovery outside the wire. Current Pads: Pad NSN 8470-01-546-9356. Grey pads glued together, very firm and rigid. “Pad, helmet, advanced combat”.…

I had no idea there were upgrades

I had no idea there were upgradesKits: 6. Hometown: Houston, TX. Heard about us: Internet. Duties: Convoy, Artillery. Current Pads: Normal Army issue, grey. Comments: I had no idea there were upgrades that could make wearing your helmet more comfortable. We are currenty deployed to northern Iraq enabling ISF forces to fight for their country…

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

not comfortable

not comfortableKits: 12. Hometown: Fayetteville, NC. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Field Artillery. Current Pads: Basic standard issue, no writing (faded), black, velcro. Comments: The current pads that we are using are not comfortable enough during long trips and fall off easily during rushing movements while out and about. SGT, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown:…

Current pads keep head too hot and hurt

USMC Infantry

Current pads keep head too hot and hurtKits: 1. Hometown: Virginia Beach,Va. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Gray ,velcro , not sewn. Comments: Give me head aches, pull out hair, wont stay secured to helmet, does not give a comfortable fit. LCpl, USMC Kits: 1. Heard about us: Service member. Duties: Radio…