Tag Archive for Army

Issue pads are terrible; very hard and uncomfortable

Kits: 9. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Standard issue – skydex grey. Comments: About to deploy and the standard issue (SI) pads make the helmets pretty uncomfortable to work with in the field along with the SI chin straps. The team leaders and squad leader were issued peltors but peltors are near impossible to fit with…

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…

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…

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…