Tag Archive for forward observer

Current pads are so hard they give us headaches

Current pads are so hard they give us headaches Kits: 10. Hometown: Tucson. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: army issue gray sewn seam. Comments: Very uncomfortable hard cheaply made. SPC, US Army Kits: 18. Hometown: Arizona. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry.Current pads: Grey issued pads. Comments: Operation resolute support the current…

Pain is causing a lack of focus

Pain is causing a lack of focusKits: 9. Hometown: Atlanta. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Artillery mission in support of Special Forces. Current pads: Grayish army basic issue. Comments: The current pads are causing unnecessary pain to my gun section as we process fire mission. To the extent that my soldiers are having to…

Standard issue pads are garbage

Standard issue pads are garbage – uncomfortableKits: 40. Hometown: Quincy, MA. Heard about us: A friend that was in my last unit that got us the helmet pads. Duties: Light infantry. Current pads: Standard GI issued. Worn out, ripped, uncomfortable. Comments: Tons of our soldiers in my platoon have the standard issue helmet pads CIF…

my pads are 5 years old

my pads are 5 years oldKits: 1. Hometown: Hacienda heights, CA. Heard about us: WEB. Duties: Fire support Coordinator and Observer. Current Pads: Green old velcro pads and the name is been worn off. Comments: I thank yall very much as my pads are 5 years old. SSG, US Army

feels like rocks or wood slabs against your head

feels like rocks or wood slabs against your headKits: 3. Hometown: Merritt island FL. Duties: Forward Observer, patrols. Current Pads: Blue/ grayish very stiff glued fabric. Comments: The current pads are retaining sweat and are very uncomfortable and about half way through a patrol the pads start releasing the sweat into your face causing you…

My pads give me headaches after a few hrs of operations

My pads give me headaches after a few hrs of operationsKits: 1. Hometown: Granite city Illinois. Heard about us: A friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Pad, helmet advanced combat gray color. Comments: The current pads that are issued to us are very uncomfortable to wear for a length of time. I’ve gone out in the…