Mark Meaders

Current pads give headaches

Current pads give headaches Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 9. Hometown: Hawkinsville Georgia. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Standard issue. Comments: Current pads give headaches. Lance Corporal, US Marines Kits: 1. Hometown: Mesa Az. Heard about us: Buddy in my platoon. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Green. Comments: I’m deploying in 2…

We will get helmet pads once in-country … in-country none

We will get helmet pads once in-country … in-country none Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 28. Hometown: Fort Carson, Colorado. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Issued pads. Comments: During RFI issue, a lot of soldiers, myself including were not issued new pads, we were told we would get them in country, but…

Pads tend to hold heat and become stiff and uncomfortable.

Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 7. Hometown: Canton, Georgia. Heard about us: google. Duties: infantry. Current pads: green, glued smooth. Comments: Pads tend to hold heat and become stiff and uncomfortable. At times soldiers want to take off head to get relief. PFC, US Army Kits: 29. Hometown: Fort Benning GA, originally Grand Forks ND.…

The current pads leave us with compression headaches

The current pads leave us with compression headaches Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 35. Hometown: Chicago, Il. Heard about us: friends. Duties: infantry. Current pads: CIF. Comments: Operation inherent Resolve… cureent pads are solid and stiff. Reallly uncomfortable and gives us headaches after long time use. ssgt, US Marines Kits: 3. Hometown: Mesa. Heard about…

The issued pads are extremely stiff and rub on your head

The issued pads are extremely stiff and rub on your head Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 90. Duties: Mech Infantry. Current pads: GI MSA 3/4″ gels. Comments: Pads seem hard to come by right now. Many of us are using too large of pads which makes for an uncomfortable ride with our K-pots on. I…

Issued pads are uncomfortable to wear. they don’t come clean. smell bad.

Issued pads are uncomfortable to wear. they don’t come clean. smell bad. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 12. Hometown: San Francisco. Heard about us: Battle Buddy. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: advanced combat helmet pad. color-grey. steam. Comments: They get too solid from sweat. they are uncomfortable to wear. they don’t come clean. smell bad. CPL,…

A burning sensation all around my head

A burning sensation all around my head Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 1. Hometown: California. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Basic issue. Comments: Current pads are stiff. SSG, US Army Kits: 1. Hometown: Indianapolis/Noblesville, Indiana. Heard about us: Battle Buddy. Duties: Infantry/patrolling. Current pads: Grey sewn seam. Comments: The current pads…

Everybody begins to experience pain after just a few minutes of wear

everybody begins to experience pain after just a few minutes of wear Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Kits: 40. Hometown: Livingston, AL. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Standard issue gray pads. Comments: We’re constantly in the field and everybody begins to experience pain after just a few minutes of wear. It’s hard to…