Lt. Col. Matt Groves, commander of the 123rd Contingency Response Group, speaks with Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini, Kentucky's adjutant general at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., Oct. 2, 2014. The 123rd deployed to West Africa to to set up a logistics hub in support of Operation United Assistance. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Scott Raymond)