Monthly Archives: July 2014

2014 Needs

Our troops are fighting, risking life and limb in the face of IED’s and other ambushes in order to protect YOUR life and the future safety of America. If able, PLEA$E Make a Donation today. It’s a matter of life and death for our combat troops. And it’s tax deductable, as we’re a 501-c-3 public charity paying no…

2014 Cher

Wife LaVera and I were able to spend a short while backstage with Cher this week in Houston…she loves the troops and encourages us to keep on keeping on…and we will.


How about using some of your tax refund to help these guys and others like them going outside the wire daily at great risk, doing the job we ask of them. Personally, I’m donating directly to Operation Helmet from my IRA; that way there’s no tax consequence for the withdrawal. Can’t keep that up too long, but will do it as long as possible. Old saying: you can eat an elephant if you do it one bite at a time. My teeth are getting sore.

Cat’s have been know to walk away, relatively uninjured from falls over 7 stories high (Google told me this) because:

1) Cats relax and spread the load over their entire body. OA pads, in use are “relaxed” and spread the load over the entire surface.

2) Cats use firm, but yielding legs, and engage their entire body on sudden impact. OA pads essentially do the same thing.

3) Cats don’t need you, you need them.

2014 Marine Requests

10 Jul 2014: Kits: 8.  Duties: Financial Management. Current Pads: They are grey, not sure of the kind. Comments: I am not sure. Cpl, USMC. 2 Jul 2014: Kits: 25. Heard about us: Other websites. Duties: Basic stuff, supporting the MEU, Infantry things, sensor things. Current Pads: They are gray pads, really firm not comfortable.…

2014 Army Requests

30 July 2014: Thank you very much for such a quick reply to my request. I know that these new pads will be quite the blessing to me and my team. The issues with the current pads vary greatly from user to user but the one common issue that we all have is that they…

2014 US Navy Requests

1 Jul 2014: Kits: 6. Hometown: Staten Island NY. Heard about us: google. Duties: convoy. Current Pads: black sewn seam. Comments: n/a. PO2, USCG 21 Mar 2014: Kits: 1. Hometown: texas. Heard About us: friend. Duties: EOD tech in support of [deleted] Current Pads: MSA. Comments: friend has your pads and loves them. would love…