Tag Archive for US Army

… pads are miserable to the wearer…

Kits: 40. Hometown: Merritt island fl. Heard about us: Battle buddy. Duties: Demolition, vertical construction, combat operations. Current pads: Gray, hard Velcro. Comments: The current pads are very hard especially in cold weather environments. They wear out quickly and squeeze your head after long hours of use, even after adjusting pads to your head. Sergeant,…

standard issued helmet pads are very hard and don’t conform to my head

standard issued helmet pads are very hard and don’t conform to my headKits: 50 deploying to [downrange]. Hometown: McFarland WI. Heard about us: Battle Buddy. Duties: Sensitive Site Security. Current pads: Issued pads NSN: 8470-01-546-9407. Comments: The discomfort caused by the normal pads cause an increase in the likelihood that Paratroopers will take their helmet…

Our current pads dig into our foreheads and temples

Our current pads dig into our foreheads and templesKits: 50. Hometown: Morgan, UT. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Convoy, Security Escort. Current pads: Gentex Corporation Advanced Combat, Sage Green. Comments: We are currently running missions that require us to wear our helmets for long periods at a time (12-48 hrs). Our current pads dig into…

Worn out Pads and they won’t issue us new ones

Worn out Pads and they won’t issue us new onesKits: 180. Hometown: STOW, OHIO. Heard about us: BATTLE BUDDY. Duties: SUPPLY. Current pads: GREEN/GRAY, STANDARD CIF (central issue facility)ISSUE. Comments: ALL OF OUR PADS ARE OLD/ WORNOUT AND CIF WON’T GET US NEW ONES. SPC, US Army Kits: 10. Hometown: Ozark. Heard about us: Battle…

The new pads are “like wearing a pillow”

The new pads are “like wearing a pillow”Kits: 19. Hometown: Belleville Illinois. Heard about us: Marine. Duties: Close Quarters Tactics and Marksmanship. Current pads: CIF issue. Comments: I’m filling out this request due to my recent email traffic with Dr. Robert Meaders. This request is for the 19 instructors here in Okinawa Japan teaching the…