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.

2013 USAF Requests

25 Dec 2013: Kits: 1. Hometown: Virginia Beach. Heard About us: internet Duties: Director. Current Pads: NSN. Olive green. MFG: 5M888 Lot 1, NSN 5470-01-546-9415. Comments: Uncomfortable for long-term wear. Col, USAF. 24 Dec 2013: Kits: 1. Heard About us: ask.com. Duties: Maintenance. Current Pads: skydex. Comments: uncomfortable over time. SMSgt, USAF. 9 Dec 2013:…

2012 USAF Requests

4 Nov 2012: Kits: 1. Duties: Mechanic. Current Pads: Old leather pads. Comments: Green helmet with sand paper texture. SrA, USAF.. 16 Oct 2012: Kits: 1. Hometown: Taylorsville, NC. Heard About us: looked up on internet. Duties: Par [Post Attack Recon] Team, UCC. Current Pads: standard issue, not comfortable at all. Comments: not comfortable at all, cant…

2006 – 2011 Air Force Requests

24 Dec 2011: Kits: 1. Hometown: Anniston AL. Heard About us: Web research. Duties: Afghan Mentor. Current Pads: I think they are Team Wendy. Comments: Headaches with extended wear.  Maj, USAF. 26 Nov 2011: Kits: 1. Hometown: cleveland. Heard About us: TEAM MEMBER. Duties: OTW route clearance, security. Current Pads: MSA 3/4IN. Comments: Pain on…