Monthly Archives: January 2015

Issued pads are uncomfortable

Issued pads are uncomfortable Kits: 1. Hometown: New York. Heard about us: from a friend. Duties: Hospital Corpsman. Current Pads: gray foam pads that were issued with the Kevlar. Comments: Issued pads are uncomfortable, and do not hold form well. Retains sweats and heat making it impracticable for long movements. Issuing department refuses to replace…

A better pad will help protect against brain injuries

a better pad will help protect against the brain injuries Kits: 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…

Anything you can send would be fine

Anything you can send would be fine Kits: 25. Hometown: atlanta. Heard about us: internet. Duties: MP. Current Pads: old ach. Comments: I’m a team leader in a PLT with 25 Soldiers in [opsec]. If you could help us out I would greatly appreciate it. Anything you can send would be fine. We have a…

issue facility does not have any more pads for us

issue facility does not have any more pads for us Kits: 30. Hometown: WOODLAND PARK, NJ. Heard about us: MILITARY FRIEND. Duties: WE ARE JTACS, JFO’S AND RADIO OPERATORS THAT SUPPORT COALITION FORCES WITH FIRE SUPPORT. Current Pads: PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT. GREY IN COLOR. GLUED SEAM. TEXTURE IS HARD. Comments: THE CURRENT PADS WE…

My issued pads fell apart

My issued pads fell apart Kits: 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…

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protection

My current pads are stiff and barely provide protection Kits: 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.…

The sling system gives me a huge headache

The sling system gives me a huge headache Kits: 1. Heard about us: google. Duties: shipboard duties. Current Pads: sling suspension. Comments: i need some padding for my PASGT. i don’t like how the sling allows the helmet to move while on my head and the chin strap is not very comfortable. and the sling…