Issued pads are causing headaches which make people less effective

Kits: 29. Hometown: Kansas City. Heard about us: Reddit. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Issued army. Comments: The standard issued are just too stiff
Using Peltors/over the head ear protection with the standard issued pads are causing headaches which make people less effective. Myself personally as a RTO need peltors to communicate and also as ear protection but the pads on the ECH just make it more difficult. Specialist, US Army

Kits: 40. Hometown: Denver Colorado. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Recon. Current pads: Grey hard pads. Comments: Worn out. Dirty causing bad hygiene. Spc, US Army