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82nd Airborne's Combat Aviation Brigade deploys to Afghanistan

These deployments are always emotional. Getting down to the child's level really makes this picture. The photos were moved today by AP.

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Tristen Williams 2, holds two American flags as he stands next to the father, Army Sgt. Aaron Williams, during the 82nd Airborne's Combat Aviation Brigade deployment to Afghanistan from Fort Bragg, N.C., Monday, Sept. 12.

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Patricia McGlone, right, holds her niece Christine Robert, both of Stedman, N.C., as her son Sgt. Daniel McGlone leaves for his deployment to Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Combat Aviation Brigade at Fort Bragg, N.C., Monday, Sept. 12.