Soldiers with Charlie Company of the 1-138th Infantry Battalion, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Missouri National Guard went head to head with the 509th Infantry Regiment Geronimo Company soldiers for the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) "Fight Night" final event at Fort Polk on July 25-26, 2021.
Force-on-force nighttime combat across the simulated battlefield lasted many hours in to the early morning. The Fight Night was the last major combat engagement during the 39th Brigade's JRTC rotation.
The first segment shows the combat under normal night darkness with this second segment showing the soldiers action through a night vision camera.
U.S. Army National Guard video segments by Sgt. 1st Class Heather Peters Spc. Maddie Fortune Staff Sgt. Shane Smith Sgt. Marie Bryant