Tag Archive for airman

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…

2014 US Air Force Requests

11 Jun 2014: Kits: 25. Hometown: Waterbury Connecticut. Heard about us: Fellow soldier. Duties: Convoy Ops. Current Pads: Green hard basic stock pad. Comments: Currently in Afghanistan attached to an army unit as a combat medic. I was ordered one by a friend back in February and they have been awesome. I would like my…

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…