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Soldiers leave families for Afghanistan

Bill Tiernan / The Virginian-Pilot via AP

Army PFC Forrest Miller kisses his son Parker Miller, 6-months old, held by his wife Britney Miller with the couples' daughter, Jaslene Miller, 4, before Miller boards a bus with other members of the 119th Inland Cargo Transfer Company.

Bill Tiernan / TheVirginian-Pilot via AP

Army 2nd Lt. Brendan Kasony and his wife Joyce say their goodbyes.

Bill Tiernan / The Virginian-Pilot via AP

Army Spec. Aaron Peterson holds his son, Amir,10-months old, over his head as he says goodbye on March 20.

Family and friends say goodbye to 160 soldiers with the 119th Inland Cargo Transfer Company today as they depart the Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia Beach, Va. for a year-long deployment to Afghanistan.

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