Tag Archive for US Army

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…

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…