Members of the 8-21st Engineering company left their base Saturday in Roane County to rebuild a help rebuild Iraq.
For some of them it's not the first goodbye. It's the second, third and fourth.
One family member said, "I feel like it's worse over there now than it was before so i'm worried a little bit more. Sometimes I wonder how many more times these boys are gonna have to do this... Is gonna have to feel this."
The men and women will rebuild roads, airfields and work to bring stability to the wartorn nation.
They will be gone for one year.