Mark Meaders

Too tough, feel like bricks.

Kits: 4. Hometown: Bronx. Heard about us: Army. Duties: Civil Affairs Medic. Current pads: Glued. Comments: Need pads that last during airborne operations as well.. SSG, US Army Kits: 2. Duties: Medic. Current pads: Green issued. Comments: Too tough, feel like bricks. Top pad gets hot. CPT, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown: Clarksville. Heard about…

Your pads feel like pillows compared to the standard helmet pads

The mortar section received our Oregon Aero pads early into our deployment, and everyone is very impressed with the quality of the pads. Compared to the standard pads in our IHPS helmets, these feel like pillows. The issued helmet pads are too firm and don’t contour to your head well. As a result, a lot…

Hard to focus on the mission when we are battling our gear

Kits: 13. Heard about us: co worker. Duties: infantry. Current pads: grey glued. Comments: too stiff, hold moisture, hard to keep clean. Cpl, US Marines Kits: 40. Hometown: Brownwood TX. Heard about us: old squad leader got us these pads last deployment.. Duties: infantry. Current pads: “Pad.Helmet Advanced combat size 3/4—– gentex corporation nsn 6470-01-546-9415.…

These issued pads cause constant head pain … my helmet keeps falling down

Kits: 11. Hometown: FT. Bliss. Heard about us: Reddit. Duties: Convoy, NTC training. Current pads: CIF issued. “PAD HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT SPM1C1-12-D-B014 NSN 8470-01-546-9407 9U425 LOT TW1176-2 Size: 3/4”. Comments: These pads cause constant head pain, we went to the range a few weeks ago and my helmet kept falling down. I ended up having…

Help my concentration!

Kits: 9. Hometown: Waterbury, CT. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Standard Issue. Comments: Headaches and pressure points. SGT, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown: Texas. Heard about us: Previous donation. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Issued. Comments: I’ve been using your guys pads since 2011. I find them to be very comfortable. The issue…

Current pads are hard and cause headaches

Kits: 60. Hometown: Imperial Beach, Ca. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Boat Operations, Security. Current pads: NSN: 8470-01-746-5643, Gray issued pads. Comments: Current pads are hard and cause headaches. They are uncomfortable and do not work well with our communication headsets due to their size and lack of pliability. While underway we have to wear…

And the hits just keep on coming …

Kits: 16. Hometown: Olympia WA. Heard about us: friend. Duties: intel collection. Current pads: standard army green pads. Comments: I am requesting these kits for the team that will be deploying with mine in tandem. They all have the issue helmet pads. These guys all hate their helmet pads. One guy put pads from a…

Issued pads require constant adjustments to the combat helmet

Issued pads require constant adjustments to the combat helmetKits: 12. Hometown: Warminster PA. Heard about us: Google. Duties: EOD, TRAP support, HMA, Ordnance exploitation.. Current pads: IIF issues Grey rocks.. Comments: The issued pads make the helmet ride high on your head. Within an hour of operations we are adjusting our straps or removing said…