Maryland Army National Guard deploys

Bags belonging to members of the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade wait below a bus before the start of the brigade's deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Bags belonging to members of the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade wait below a bus before the start of the brigade's deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Members of the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade stand during their deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Members of the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade stand during their deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Maryland Legionnaires line the walls during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Maryland Legionnaires line the walls during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Past Maryland Department Commander Carolyn Baker, from Legion Post 39 in Bel Air, Md., attends the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Past Maryland Department Commander Carolyn Baker, from Legion Post 39 in Bel Air, Md., attends the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Members of the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade stand during their deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
Members of the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade stand during their deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander, talks to CW2 Jon Noble and his wife Svetlana Noble during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander, talks to CW2 Jon Noble and his wife Svetlana Noble during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander, talks to Captain Matthew Jackson, his wife Rebecca Underwood, and their four-year-old son Nathaniel Jackson during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander, talks to Captain Matthew Jackson, his wife Rebecca Underwood, and their four-year-old son Nathaniel Jackson during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
Captain Matthew Jackson has some fun with his four-year-old son Nathaniel Jackson during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. The Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
Captain Matthew Jackson has some fun with his four-year-old son Nathaniel Jackson during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. The Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander takes an emotional moment from seeing the troops off and talking to their families during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander takes an emotional moment from seeing the troops off and talking to their families during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
E4 Jacqueline Schulze, holds her two-year-old daughter Brooklyn Robbins, during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
E4 Jacqueline Schulze, holds her two-year-old daughter Brooklyn Robbins, during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
Pfc Kamau Miller holds his daughters Kailyn Miller, 4, left, and Riyan Miller, 3, during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
Pfc Kamau Miller holds his daughters Kailyn Miller, 4, left, and Riyan Miller, 3, during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander waves to Pfc Kamau Miller who is being dragged by family members while he attempts to board his bus during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander waves to Pfc Kamau Miller who is being dragged by family members while he attempts to board his bus during the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander salutes the troops as busses drive the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade away from their families and friends during a deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.
David Johnson, American Legion Department of Maryland Second Vice Commander salutes the troops as busses drive the Army National Guard 29th Combat Aviation Brigade away from their families and friends during a deployment Ceremony at the MG Warren D. Hodges Armory Building located in the U.S. Army Aberdeen Proving Grounds-Edgewood Area, Sunday January 29, 2017. Brigade will be deployed for nine-months in the Middle East.