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1163 Area Support Medical Company ships out

The 1163rd Area Support Medical Company ships out to Texas for a few weeks of training before heading to Afghanistan.
The 1163rd Area Supply Medical Company ships out for third tour of duty in Afghanistan.

LOUISVILLE, Ky (WHAS11) -- The 1163rd Area Support Medical Company has received their marching orders.

Men and women from the local Army National Guard said their goodbyes as they prepare for deployment. The soldiers will be heading to training in Texas for several weeks of training before eventually being shipped overseas to serve their tour in Afghanistan.

The ceremony was held at Collins High School in Shelbyville. This will be the company's third tour of duty.

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