Families say good-bye at Stewart Air Force Base before Afghanistan deployment

News 12 attended the deployment ceremony for the 1569th Transportation Company. (3/9/14)

NEWBURGH - Members of the New York Army National Guard and their families gathered at Stewart Air Force Base in Newburgh Sunday morning before leaving on a deployment to Afghanistan.

News 12 attended the deployment ceremony for the 1569th Transportation Company.

They are slated to arrive at Fort Hood, Texas for a final round of training before being deployed overseas.

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