Monthly Archives: March 2015

I am so excited about your mission

I am so excited about your missionKits: 1.  Heard about us: website. Duties: Engineer. Current Pads: ?. Comments: My name is Jean. I am so excited about your mission. My son is flying to Kuwait as I write this. This is his first time deploying so you can understand my apprehension and worry. SPC, US…

Causes pain with prolonged wear

Causes pain with prolonged wearKits: 2. Hometown: Burley, Idaho. Heard about us: Website. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: Green basic issue pads. Comments: Had dot get helmet to sit comfortably, and causes pain with prolonged wear. Spc, US Army Kits: 5. Duties: INFANTRY. Current Pads: oregon aero, grey [OH comment: Oregon Aero doesn’t make grey pads].…

Call to Action: We need your help!

Call to Action: We need your help!It’s been some time since Operation Helmet started responding to requests from our troops to upgrade their head armor. Now, with renewed impetus (and troops) in the Middle East, we are reaching out for financial help to keep on keeping on. For the past eleven years, Operation Helmet has…

Pads are very hard and cause headaches

Pads are very hard and cause headachesKits: 1. Hometown: Glen Burnie, MD. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Divison Intel and Sustainment. Current Pads: Nothing writing on them that I could tell. They are olive in color, glued seam.. Comments: Pads are very hard and cause headaches after an hour or so of wearing. ACH doesnt…

Current standard issue pads always cause headaches

Current standard issue pads always cause headachesKits: 30. Hometown: Fort Carson, CO. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Standard Issue, OD Green, Velcro, Soft Foam. Comments: Current pads are rough and stiff and cause hair to rub out of Soldiers head causing temporary bald spots/thinning, pressure on the head causing the helmet to…

My current pads cause bad headaches

My current pads cause bad headachesKits: 1. Hometown: Mandeville, LA. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry, Demolitions, Breaching. Current Pads: Foliage Green, glued, hard as a rock, too worn to read. Comments: My current pads cause bad headaches, and fatigue after prolonged use, especially when using NVGs. LCpl, USMC Kits: 2. Duties: infantry, demolitions, breaching,…

A few months ago I ordered a free kit from you

A few months ago I ordered a free kit from youKits: 11. Hometown: Foothill Ranch, CA. Heard about us: friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: Oregon Areo. Comments: A few months ago I ordered a free kit from you prior to deployment. This is my third deployment to Afghanistan and they are hands down the most…