Midland National Guard unit deploying to Afghanistan

The 1460th Transportation Company of Midland is preparing for deployment to Afghanistan.

National Guard officials are telling NBC 25 final preparations are being made to deploy overseas this weekend. The transportation unit has been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq in the past.

For security reasons the unit is not releasing any specifics about their mission or when they will return.

A deployment ceremony is being held at Midland High School Saturday at 2 P.M.