Proud mom talks about son's deployment to Afghanistan

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PHOENIX -- The Phoenix-based Detachment 1 Company C of 1-159th Air Ambulance of the Arizona Army National Guard is leaving Arizona for deployment to Afghanistan Monday. This is first deployment for the unit, which was established in 2006.

Carol Pearson's son is part of the unit. While she is extremely proud of her son, saying goodbye is always difficult. This is not the first deployment Pearson has endured. He brother served in Vietnam.