(BOISE, Idaho- April 4, 2017) The Night Vision Awards selection committee announced today they are now taking nominations for the 2017 Night Vision Awards Show to be held in Reno, NV at the Airborne Law Enforcement Association’s (ALEA) annual conference. Entries will be accepted until June 30. The awards will be presented to recipients on Thursday, July 27 at an awards reception in the Edge Night Club inside the Peppermill Resort from 4:30-5:30 p.m.
The Night Vision Awards are a biennial event with ceremonies hosted by Aviation Specialties Unlimited, Night Flight Concepts, Vertical Magazine and Rotorcraft Pro Magazine. The purpose of the awards is to promote operational leadership and excellence in the use of night vision, in North America, and around the world.
“We moved to a biennial format to allow for more awards and a bigger ceremony,” said Night Vision Awards emcee Scott Emerine. “We look forward to honoring additional units and celebrating their heroism,” said Emerine.
About The Night Vision Awards
Night Vision Awards categories include:
- 5-year service award
- 10-year service award
- 15-year service award
- 20-year service award (NEW)
- Community Awareness award
- Mark of Excellence award
- International Advancement Award
Nominations are currently being accepted for ALEA award show. Any flight operation using any Night Vision systems is eligible for consideration. Award nomination packets can be downloaded or filled out at http://www.nightvisionawards.com
. Operators must be present at ALEA in order to be eligible for entry for the awards. Nominators are asked to submit photos, videos, and stories about their use of Night Vision Systems along with their nomination form. Applicants are asked to email supporting materials to firstname.lastname@example.org
. A full list of previous winners and award description can be found on nightvisionawards.com