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Guard members give farewells before deployment

3 years 8 months 1 week ago September 20, 2013 Sep 20, 2013 Friday, September 20 2013 September 20, 2013 9:43 AM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Soldiers in the Louisiana National Guard's 927th Engineer Company said goodbye to their families at a deployment ceremony today in Baton Rouge.

The unit will deploy more than 90 soldiers to Afghanistan for a year after a training period at Fort Bliss, Texas.

News 2's Adrian Pittman talked with guard members and their families about the deployment, and will have their stories tonight starting at 4 p.m.

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