US Air Force

Helmet Upgrade Requests from USAF personnel – Airmen

The emails below pretty well sum up what we hear from all branches.
What does it take for the military to FIX THE PROBLEM without comment? Each person requesting helmet pads should go to the Air Force website and let them know about the problems in addition to us.

my pads are crumbling

my pads are crumblingKits: 1. Hometown: Chicago. Heard about us: Operation We Are Here. Duties: Afghanistan National Army Advisor. Current Pads: Foliage Green, Unit Pad Oblong, SPM1C1-07-C-F101, NSN 8470-01-506-6454, Cage 5M888 LOT 04. Comments: Both my pads are crumbling and my chin strap/harness are falling apart. If able, receiving a new chin strap and harness…

The current pads are in very bad shape

The current pads are in very bad shapeKits: 2. Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Advising Afghan Police. We commute back and forth to police facilities and various ministries multiple times per week. Current Pads: 1. ACH: Skydex DOM: G-11-06 3/4″, Black, seam glued, Fabric is felt-like. Missing one pad with no replacements…

very uncomfortable, gives me headaches

very uncomfortable, gives me headachesKits: 1. Hometown: Alabaster, Alabama. Heard about us: Google. Duties: Security / Fly Away Security Team / Guardian Angel. Current Pads: black velcro. Comments: very uncomfortable, gives me headaches. SrA, USAF

They cause headaches, and are overall too hard and thick

They cause headaches, and are overall too hard and thickKits: 1. Hometown: Altus. Heard about us: Ar15.com. Duties: Security. Current Pads: Standard MSA 1″ pads that dont fit right and are too thick.. Comments: The pads I have are too thick for me. They cause headaches, and are overall too hard and thick. They do…