Monthly Archives: July 2016

The pads are rock hard

The pads are rock hardKits: 55. Hometown: Twentynine Palms. Heard about us: Cpl F. Duties: SCOUT PLT, TOW PLT, HEAVY REFUEL SECTION, SECURITY TEAM. Current Pads: NSN 8470-01-546-9415/GRAY/GLUED/SOFT EXTERIOR, HARD. Comments: The helmet issued to us is heavy and the chin strap causes chafing but its something we deal with. The biggest issue are the…

We don’t need this distraction!

7/20/2016: Duties: PSD, convoy, air flights. Current Pads: Green pad, glued, NSN 6470-01-546-9356. Comments: The issued green helmet pads provided to our small team are causing headaches, discomfort, and are causing distractions by having to adjust the ACH all the time. The green pads make the ACH unreliable to our mission.. SGT, US Army

Still fightin’ after all these years

July 13, 2016: Comments: On my last deployment you guys were nice enough to send my platoon 30+ kits for our deployment to Afghanistan. Your pads did their job the night my blackhawk crashed on May 28, 2014 in the Ma’ruf district of Afghanistan. Your pads likely played a huge role in the the lack of…

More from Afghanistan

Hey sir great news! We just received the helmet pads you sent out to us. On behalf of entire platoon we thank you so much. The new pads are great and extremely comfortable, the guys love them. We couldn’t be more pleased with your product and now that’s one less issue I have to worry…

Thanks from those we all should thank

7/1/16: I am writing to thank you for the awesome helmet pads my platoon received here in Afghanistan. The pads are lighter, more breathable, and definitely cleaner than our old pads. We have used them for over a week now and the difference between old and new hasn’t faded at all. Operation Helmet is one of the rare…