It was a teary farewell -- for family members, at Salt Lake International Airport Friday morning -- as 17 loved ones deployed to Eastern Europe.

These members of the 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade will join 20 of their comrades, who traveled to Kosovo earlier this month.

First the new group will train for a week in Fort Benning, Georgia.

For some of the Utahns, this is their 3rd or 4th military deployment.