PHOTOS: Sendoff for soldiers in Marion deploying to Afghanistan

POSTED: 03:56 AM EST Dec 24, 2013    UPDATED: 03:22 PM EDT Aug 22, 2013 

U.S. Army Reserves 760th Engineering Company, headquartered in Atkins, Virginia, is deploying to Afghanistan. Mayor David Helms presented the soldiers with the American flag that draped the Marion's 9-11 Memorial Steel that was transported from New York City to Marion in September 2011 to fly at their camp until they return home.