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76,158 helmet pad upgrade kits to our Warriors 'outside the wire' facing the enemy, risking their lives for YOU


Troops are requesting helmet pad upgrade kits daily...the war is NOT over!

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Spinal Cord Injury

Gifts For The Greater Good: Care Package Ideas

Let's not forget those who have been wounded and whose lives have been forever altered by protecting us at home. Visit this website and see if you can help: Semper Fi Fund

The Soldier's Project

We are a group of licensed mental health professionals who offer free psychological treatment to military service members (active duty, National Guard, Reserves and veterans) and their loved ones who have served or who expect to serve in the conflicts in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Free Music for Troops


Brain and Spinal


The American Patriot Program



Keystone Soldiers
Support Organization


FAMILIES UNITED, An organization of families, veterans and others supporting our troops and their families. Please visit their website.

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

as well as:




Visit, a Place to Connect & Share (tm)
Marine Parents

Offering to share income from membership applications to American Motorcycle Association.

Brain Injury Association of America

Cyprus Cares


Kilroy Was Here


USA Cheerleaders

The Graffiti of War Project


Local Germantown, TN Patriots!

Check out Mike Corrado's “On My Watch Tonight”



Concussions, TBI and Head Injury Resources


Serving Those Who Serve.  Rebuilding Together’s Serving Those Who SERVE was developed to meet the needs of injured soldiers and veterans returning from Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. We focus on providing home modifications and repairs to help ease the transition of the veteran or soldier back into their home. builds awareness, provides educational programs, develops new fundraising programs and connects donors with youth athletes in need.  


American Pride Films Group


Manufacturers of Helmet Upgrade systems:

Oregon Aero  Published test results available for ACH, MICH, PASGT, LWH.  Test results information on website       

Skydex Corporation Information available on PASGT, ACH. Test results information on website.

Gentex: Now offers an 8-pad protection comfort system: no test results on website.


MSA: Describe their version of ACH pads as "absorbent". Scary: Water-logged pads aren't compressible to respond to sudden impacts.


Team Wendy provides many of the pads systems for the advanced combat helmet (ACH).




CHAMP HENSON of Ohio State Football Fame Joins Operation Helmet team to Help Provide an Extra Measure of Protection for the Troops in Harm's Way.  Buckeyes issue challenge to Michigan: Keep up if you can!



OnSite Support


1MEF (Justin's Unit)




US Army and Army Experience...for real!


US Navy


US Air Force


Tough Mudder raises money for the Wounded Warrior project through sponsorships of veterans taking part in grueling races. Seems legit, raised over one million for WWP so far.


AFCEA Philly


Cypress Cares: Sends care packages to troops in combat zones, run by an ex-Army Nurse.


One of the better slide shows: Great photos of our men and women going about their jobs.



For an interesting look at the history of helmets, go to Steel Pots: A History of Helmets



Handy Heroes - Trade Or Barter Your Skills and Services is a national network of service providers made up of community heroes - firefighters, police, military personnel, paramedics and EMS. Through, consumers have free, one-step access to a network of "moonlighting" heroes who



WWW.DefendingFreedom.Net is another website to visit. This group donated 1500 wrist bands that we gave out to those who donated to Operation Helmet. We have also placed them in gathering places for veterans and active duty members as gifts from that program and reminders that we all still care for those who have served.




International Society  of Dysfunctional Vets






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