Mattydale National Guard deploys to Kuwait

Sendoff ceremonies at the Mattydale National Guard Armory on Sunday morning

A national guard unit that just got home in December is deploying, again. Around the state, there have been sendoffs for the 18-hundred members of the 27th Brigade Combat Team this weekend, at the Mattydale armory, the ceremony was on Sunday morning.

Unit members are on their way to Camp Shelby in Mississippi for training, and will deploy to Kuwait in April, with the deployment lasting up to a year.