Monthly Archives: October 2018

My Soldiers really dislike the pads they were issued … painful for long convoys

My Soldiers really dislike the pads they were issued … painful for long convoys Kits: 15. Hometown: Detroit mi. Heard about us: From a fellow service member. Duties: Convoy operations artillery fire missions and qrf. Current pads: They are the issue grey pads with MSA written in them. Comments: I have Tbi from previous deployments…

Issued pads are VERY hard and cause migraines daily

Issued pads are VERY hard and cause migraines daily Kits: 15. Hometown: Boise Idaho. Heard about us: a friend. Duties: Special Operations. Current pads: MSR I believe. Most are worn out.. Comments: Our detachment is preparing to deploy to Syria. We are having problems with headaches and discomfort during prolonged wearing of the ACH with…

Destructive modification of head armor? FIX THE PROBLEM, MARINES!

10/11/18:. Heard about us: User testimonials via Oregon Aero. Duties: Advising. Current pads: NSN: 8470-01-546-9356; the generic grey ones with glued seams. Comments: Our team will be operating in close proximity to our ANA counterparts and local nationals conducting TFSW’s Train, Advise, Assist mission as part of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission Afghanistan. Due to our…

Who knew that taking helmets off for pain relief MIGHT be dangerous?

10/3/2018: Kits: 30. Hometown: Rural Hall, NC. Heard about us: Aaron Agee, Daniel Kargbo. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Standard issue grey Marine Corps pads. Comments: Many of my Marines experience headaches during continuous operations. As the Platoon Sergeant I understand the importance of wearing full PPE at all times. Unfortunately many of my Marines take…