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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Associated Press -- Sat, 03 Dec 2016 NY Army National Guard support unit getting new commander CORTLANDT MANOR, N.Y. (AP) - The New York Army National Guard unit that provides military police, transportation and other support elements is getting a new commander.
Associated Press -- Fri, 02 Dec 2016 NY-based Air Guard Unit Rescues Buzz Aldrin from South Pole GLENVILLE, N.Y. The U.S. military air crew that evacuated former astronaut Buzz Aldrin from the South Pole is a New York-based National Guard unit that specializes in missions to some of... (more)
Time Warner Cable News -- Thu, 01 Dec 2016 Out of This World: Astronaut Legend Buzz Aldrin Saved by Scotia's 109th Airlift Wing One of the first men to walk on the surface of the moon was medically evacuated from the South Pole and hospitalized Thursday -- some New York National Guard members aided in that effort.