Tag Archive for soldier

Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Combat Medic. Current Pads: Standard Issue bricks. Comments: After long wear during patrols, the headache and pressure points were horrible. Once the standard issue pads get soaked with sweat, they’re done. SGT, US Army Kits: 3. Hometown: Las Vegas. Heard about us: PA [Physician’s Assistant] . Duties: Evac…

The issue pads are too thick and don’t compress well

Kits: 4. Duties: Armored Vehicle Crewman. Current Pads: Issued foliage. 1 Med ACH and 3 Large.. Comments: The issue pads retain heat and sweat to the point of being deformed. They also wear out much quicker than they can be replaced. We have issues with the pads Velcro backing coming off after taking them out…

US Army Medical Company requests helmet upgrades

Kits: 55. Hometown: San Marcos, Texas. Heard about us: [opsec] Area Support Medical Company currently forward deployed to the Middle East Theatre. One of my Soldiers had found your information, and thought it would be a good idea to tell me about it, so I could contact you. Duties: Provide Medical Care and the point of…

Army Aviators request upgrade kits

Kits: 10. Duties: Aviation flying outside FOB’s transporting troops. Current Pads: Gray issued pads. Comments: Pads wont stay in, and are extremly hard, so when having to wear helmet all day starts to give bad headache. SPC, US Army

LT takes care of his troops

LT takes care of his troops Kits: 20. Hometown: Gloucester, Massachusetts. Heard about us: Online. Duties: n/a. Current Pads: Standard Issue Pads. Comments: A few of my soldiers helmet pads are worn and some soldiers could use an upgrade of pads. Also if you have the one pad that goes around the inside front of…