Deployment ceremony held in Jersey City honors National Guard troops headed to Bahrain
Emotional goodbyes were exchanged today as nearly 170 Army National Guard soldiers are leaving New Jersey, bound for the Persian Gulf.
A deployment ceremony was held in Jersey City to send off the 2-113th Infantry Battalion. The soldiers will provide security for a U.S. Navy facility in Bahrain for the next year.
Family, friends and children gathered to say farewell to their heroes....