Actress and comedian Lucille Ball, center, with her husband Desi Arnaz behind her, and actors Dick Powell, partially obscured by serviceman at far left, and Joan Blondell, are serenaded by Mexican servicemen at Ensenada, Mexico, March 24, 1942. (AP Photo)
Jackson Libby, 3, waits with his dad, company commander Brendan Libby during preflight briefing at Silverbell Army Heliport north of Tucson. The Army National Guard Unit from Marana will be deployed for a year in Afghanistan.
A Marana-based Army National Guard unit is heading to Afghanistan. Thirty-four soldiers from Bravo Company, 1-285th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion left Friday from Silverbell Army Heliport in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.