Tag Archive for ACH

my head hurts to the touch

my head hurts to the touchKits: 1. Hometown: Boise. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: NTC. Current Pads: Team Wendy. Comments: My neck and shoulders hurt from wearing the Kevlar after awhile. Usually end up with a headache and stiff neck. If the pads aren’t situated right then my head hurts to the touch, usually bruised.…

Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortable

Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Burns, OR. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: NTC rotation, LMTV driver. Current Pads: Team Wendy, black. Comments: Current issued pads are hard and uncomfortable. After wearing ACH for a period of time, I get headaches and have to remove in order to relieve. SGT, US Army

The current issued pads give me headaches

The current issued pads give me headaches Kits: 1. Hometown: Wilmington, NC. Heard about us: fellow soldier. Duties: Convoy/Brigade Engineer Driver. Current Pads: gray issued velcro pads. Comments: The current issued pads give me headaches when worn for more than an hour. On a weekly basis I drive the brigade engineer around [opsec] every other…

A teachable moment?

A teachable momentIts really just great what you guys are doing for us! Every soldier hates putting on his ACH [advanced combat helmet]. It is perhaps the most uncomfortable piece of equipment we’re issued. There are so many I’ve known who do everything they can to not wear their ACH while on patrol because of…

we are running low

we are running lowKits: 25. Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado. Heard about us: On a deployed Support (uso) page. Duties: We are Infantry! Current Pads: The normal issued green ones, glued, we are running low. Comments: We are here in support of Operation [opsec], we are the reaction force [opsec], trying to upgrade our equipment! I…

Most of them are used and overworn

Most of them are used and overwornKits: 150. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: ACH. They’re old and holes in them. Comments: About to leave for a deployment and just trying to get all of us some pads. Most of them are used and overworn. Discomfort and most have holes in them. Just trying to find something…

Bulky and rub hard on our scalps

Bulky and rub hard on our scalps16 Apr 2015: Kits: 3. Hometown: Livonia, Michigan. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat. SPC1C1-12-D-B014. Grey with a glue seam and made of felt. Comments: These pads are worn and shift over extended use. They are bulky and rub hard on our scalps…

Pads are very hard and cause headaches

Pads are very hard and cause headachesKits: 1. Hometown: Glen Burnie, MD. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Divison Intel and Sustainment. Current Pads: Nothing writing on them that I could tell. They are olive in color, glued seam.. Comments: Pads are very hard and cause headaches after an hour or so of wearing. ACH doesnt…