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Photos from the Wagner 155th Engineering Co. departure to Rapid City

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner.

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

Members of the Wagner community came out to show their support as the Wagner 155th Engineering Company of the South Dakota National Guard and their families took off for Rapid City on Wednesday morning from the South Dakota National Guard armory in Wagner. The soldiers joined up with the rest of the 155th in Rapid for their official deployment ceremony at the Rapid City Civic Center en route to a one-year deployment in Kuwait. (Matt Gade/Republic)

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