Tag Archive for Air Force

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…

Stock dirty nasty velcro’d pads

Stock dirty nasty velcro’d padsKits: 25. Hometown: Navarre FL. Heard about us: Google. Duties: CV-22 Aircraft Maintenance/Special Ops Squadron. Current Pads: Stock dirty nasty velcro’d pads. Comments: Hi, I’m {in the} [opsec removed] CV-22 maintenance squadron. I heard about your program online and would like to request some upgraded helmet pads for my guys. Our…

The current pads breakdown quickly and become hard.

The current pads breakdown quickly and become hard.Kits: 1. Hometown: Cabool, MO. Heard about us: Co-worker. Duties: Air Advisor to Afghan Air Force Engineers. Current Pads: NSN: 8470-01-546-9415 – sage green – secured w/velcro. Comments: The current pads breakdown quickly and become hard. Wicks the moisture away from head and causes itching. At least that’s what…

Our current pads are so uncomfortable

Kits: 2. Duties: Ammo Troop. Current Pads: green zelcro very hard pads. I use socks instead. Comments: Our current pads are so uncomfortable, we now use 4-5 socks stuck to the velcro on the inside. A thinner and softer pad would be heaven. A1C, USAF

Causes headaches after 5 minutes every time

Kits: 2. Hometown: Syracuse. Heard about us: SSgt X from my unit. Duties: Convoy/HumV patrol. Current Pads: MSA/Green/Glued/Original issued pads. Comments: With the original pads, the helmet does not sit right on my head and causes headaches after 5 minutes every time, without fail. SSgt X recommended these pads and said they worked great. A1C, USAF Kits:…

Airman Needs Upgraded Helmet Pads

Kits: 1. Hometown: Buffalo NY. Heard about us: Google search. Duties: Air Base Defense, FOB defense, transport security. Current Pads: 3/4″ pads, green, standard issue, glued. Comments: All of the small pads backings have come off and they don’t stick to the inside of my helmet anymore, i switched to a smaller helmet and the…

Air Force Medical Team Request

Kits: 9. Hometown: Lackland AFB. Heard about us: My Military Savings website. Duties: Forward Surgical Team. Current Pads: Standard issues ACH; nothing written on them (old/worn). Grey/black in color.. Comments: They are cumbersome to use, uncomfortable, and are not shock absorbent. Given OPSEC concerns, I cannot specify particular issues, but we would likely have more…