FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - On Saturday, the 384th Military Police Battalion out of Fort Wayne will begin a year long deployment to Afghanistan.
More than 100 soldiers will first land in Texas for training. From there, it's off to Afghanistan, where they will train, assist and advise the Afghan National Army with detainee operations.
Friends and family gathered at the Air National Guard base in Fort Wayne on Friday for a send-off celebration. It was both an emotional and cheerful occasion for the soldiers and their families, with an emphasis on supporting the troops as they fight for our freedom overseas.
This is the third deployment for FSC. Pamela Bleuel. Her husband, Michael, takes care of the couple's three daughters while Bleuel is on deployment. To hear their story, click on the attached video.
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