Tag Archive for route clearance

Looking for a better helmet pad option

Kits: 90. Hometown: Enterprise, Al. Heard about us: Google. Was looking up better options for issued pads.. Duties: Route Clearance, PSD, Convoy escort. Current pads: 3m ceradyne 52969. Foliage Green. Glued seam.. Comments: The issued pads are incredibly stiff. They barely compress. This is causing our personnel to have headaches every mission.. SFC, US 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…

It’s like putting your head in a vice

It’s like putting your head in a viceKits: 5. Heard about us: Word of mouth. Duties: Convoy/Route clearance. Current pads: 3m. Comments: Myself, and my team have all been experiencing tension headaches from the new issued IHPS helmet. We all wear commo headsets underneath are helmet which plays a factor. But it’s the only way…

Current pads: standard issue, busted seam, causes headaches.

Kits: 25. Hometown: atlantic city, nj. Heard about us: fellow servicemember who has deployed before. Duties: route clearance. Current pads: standard issue, busted seam, causes headaches. Comments: THANK YOU!!! LT, US Army Kits: 5. Hometown: Harbor Springs, MI. Heard about us: On-line. Duties: Convoy. Current pads: Blueish color. Comments: I am in charge of our…

Issued pads are garbage

Issued pads are garbageFirst, thank you for Operation Helmet! What a fantastic program for Soldier safety and comfort! I stumbled across your website while researching helmet pads for our issued ACH Kevlar helmet. I am a platoon sergeant for an Army heavy engineer platoon. We (as a company) are getting deployed overseas soon. As heavy…

Some soldiers don’t have any at all

Some soldiers don’t have any at allKits: 22. Hometown: Stuart fl. Heard about us: A friend. Duties: Route clearance. Current pads: Regular grey pads. Comments: I’m the medic for my platoon, a lot of my guys are complaining of headaches that start at the temples from wearing the current helmets. Specialist, US Army Kits: 15.…