CAMP SHELBY, MS-- Soldiers of the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team training on the new AN/PSQ-20 Enhanced Night Vision Googles as they prepare to deploy overseas.The AN/PSQ-20 is a hybrid night sight that utilizes image intensificaiton (like traditional night vision equipment, PVS-7 / 14, etc.) and thermal imaging to create a combined view that provides a Soldier with a hightened situational awareness at night.
The system was issued to troops in the 2nd Battalion 108th Infantry. A half day block of instruction trained the Soldiers on use of the PSQ-20 and included a simulated patrol to show the capabilities of the new ENVG’s. Soldier reception of the new PSQ-20’s was enthusiastic.
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Salamanca Press -- Tue, 17 Jan 2017 Emergency preparedness training set for Jan. 21 SALAMANCA - New York National Guard troops, in conjunction with the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, will be presenting a free disaster preparedness class... (more)
WNYT -- Thu, 12 Jan 2017 Police looking at surveillance video in deadly hit-and-run that killed National Guard member Colonie police are now reviewing surveillance video from local businesses as they try to find the driver involved in a hit-and-run that killed a National Guard member.
Times Union -- Mon, 09 Jan 2017 Police ID National Guard soldier as pedestrian in fatal hit-and-run COLONIE -- A master sergeant of the New York Army National Guard was killed in suspected hit-and-run Sunday while in town for weekend training, Colonie police said Monday.