Colorado National Guard deploys 65 people to Afghanistan for 9 months
DENVER -- About 65 people from the Colorado Army National Guard's Company B, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group left Colorado for a military mission in Afghanistan on Sunday. They deploy to Afghanistan to train its citizens on how to fight their foes. The individuals bid goodbye to their family, friends and employers at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver on Sunday afternoon.