Soldiers, friends, and family from the 351st Aviation Support Battalion, South Carolina Army National Guard, all gathered for a departure ceremony at the Sumter Armory in Sumter, S.C., on June 6, 2015. The Soldiers will be deploying to Texas for training prior to departing to Kuwait for approximately one year. The Soldiers are being deployed to provide maintenance, fueling and logistics operations support.
Photos were taken by Sgt. Kevin Pickering. This article was originally found here.