Tag Archive for Navy

I get a headache every time I wear my helmet

I get a headache every time I wear my helmetKits: 45. Hometown: Manassas, VA. Heard about us: Battle Buddy. Duties: Infantry. Current pads: Grey Advanced Helmet COmbat Pad, Glued. Issued from IIF. Comments: Anytime significant time wearing the helmet (every time I wear a helmet), results in headaches. The same complaints from all of my…

Navy EOD asking for help

Navy EOD asking for helpKits: 8. Heard about us: friend. Duties: EOD. Current Pads: gentex corp. advanced combat pad 3/4 in. M67854-11-0-3024. Comments: The helmets we have are marine corp light weight LGE. EOD3, USN

Uncomfortable, constant irritant.

Uncomfortable, constant irritant.Kits: 8. Hometown: Indianapolis, IN. Heard about us: Team Chief. Duties: EOD. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat. Grey. Comments: Uncomfortable, constant irritant. Not ideal for helmet weight. PO3, USN

the pads are hard

the pads are hardKits: 16. Heard about us: Squad Leader. Duties: Infantry/Security Forces. Current Pads: I believe we currently have the SkyDex pads. They have PAD, HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT SIZE written on the back of them. They are grey cloth and are glued. Comments: The main issue that I have are in line with the…

any wear over 20 minutes results in pain

any wear over 20 minutes results in painKits: 1. Hometown: Trinity, FL. Heard about us: Internet search. Duties: Force Protection. Current Pads: Team Wendy I believe, Very stiff. Comments: The current pads are not breaking in and even with adjustments any wear over 20 minutes results in pain.. LT, USN

the pads are old and worn out

the pads are old and worn outKits: 12. Hometown: San Diego. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Infantry. Current Pads: GREY Pads with MSA logo. Comments: The helmets we have are MSA Half Shells. I’m not sure what the name is for them. The helmets are used so the pads are old and worn out. EOD2,…

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…