Updated 05/23/2012 10:57 AM
55 Army National Guard Soldiers Deployed
A group of Rochester area soldiers will leave for Afghanistan this summer.
About 55 Army National Guard soldiers will train in Texas before going overseas for nine months in July.
The soldiers fly CH-47 Chinook heavy lift helicopters that are sometimes seen flying over Rochester.
A deployment ceremony for family members will be held Wednesday morning and they will leave Thursday morning.