Families say goodbye, Saturday, to their loved ones being sent off to a dangerous mission in Afghanistan.
A tearful send-off, no doubt, for the 100 national guard members deploying this morning from the 1039th engineer company.
For many of them it's the second deployment into war, and for about a dozen it's their third time fighting overseas.
This group is tasked with clearing roadways of explosive devices while ensuring safe travel for other soldiers.
KARK certainly wishes them all a safe mission and a safe trip home in about a year.