Monthly Archives: October 2016

The ones that are issued today are the lowest quality

USMC Infantry

The ones that are issued today are the lowest quality Kits: 40. Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio. Heard about us: Have purchased your helmet pads previously to use in Iraq & Afghanistan. Duties: INFANTRY, SSP, CONVOY OPERATIONS. Current Pads: Oregon Aero MICH/ACH Helmet Padding. Comments: For over a decade through 3 combat deployments, I have used your…

Why we keep on going. Lives depend on us and YOU.

Oct 25 2016: Kits: 40. Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio. Heard about us: Have purchased your helmet pads previously to use in Iraq & Afghanistan. Duties: INFANTRY, SSP(Scout Sniper Platoon), CONVOY OPERATIONS. Current Pads: Oregon Aero MICH/ACH Helmet Padding. Comments: For over a decade through 3 combat deployments, I have used your helmet pads in replace to the…

Current issued pads cause pain

USMC Infantry

Current issued pads cause pain Kits: 1. Hometown: Houston, TX. Heard about us: Fellow Marine/ Friend. Duties: Tactical Communications. Current Pads: Issued Gray Pads. Comments: Current issued pads cause pain. 2ndLt, USMC

Pads are extremely uncomfortable and make the helmet a pain in the a$$ to wear

Kits: 200. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Convoy. Current Pads: Team Wendy, NSN, Grey/green, hard as a rock. Comments: Headache, pads are extremely uncomfortable and make the helmet a pain in the a$$ to wear. 1LT, US Army Kits: 5. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Chaplain. Current Pads: MSA. Comments: They make our heads constantly…

Fix your equipment problem with your own money, Marine; disgraceful.

Oct 4, 12016: When we asked if this marine had reported the helmet pad problem to higher authority: I have brought up the inadequacies of current padding with my higher, sir. All they do is shrug their shoulders and tell us to buy our own if we want. Ironic, considering when some of us junior leaders…

Current pads cause severe discomfort

Current pads cause severe discomfort Kits: 10. Hometown: Glastonbury CT. Heard about us: Former XO. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Gray issued. Comments: Current pads cause severe discomfort and don’t allow for proper fit on all head shapes. SGT, USMC Kits: 12. Hometown: . Heard about us: Website. Duties: Convoy. Current Pads: Skydex. Comments: No cushioning,…

Game-changing pads

Game-changing pads Kits: 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…