Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Eugene, 412th TEC Public Affairs
Brig. Gen. David L. Weeks, commander, 411th Engineer Brigade addresses Soldiers, families and community members during the unit's departure ceremony at Stewart Air National Guard Base, Newburg, N.Y. April 19, 2012. The group of Army Reserve Soldiers known as Task Force Empire will spend approximately a year in Afghanistan supporting the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command to improve security, development and governance.