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

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

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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