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Two Hundred Georgia Guardsman Return Home from Afghanistan

Image: Bailey Smith, right, embraces her husband Capt. Jared Smith as he returns from a deployment to Afghanistan with the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
Bailey Smith, right, embraces her husband Capt. Jared Smith as he returns from a deployment to Afghanistan with the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Macon, Ga. David Goldman / AP

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Bailey Smith, right, embraces her husband Capt. Jared Smith as he returns from a deployment to Afghanistan with the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, in Macon, Ga. Two hundred Guardsmen returned home Tuesday after a nine-month deployment where they provided security and facilitated the transfers of U.S. military installations to their Afghan counterparts.

Image: Tyson Hicks, 2, holds an American flag while embraced by his father Sgt. 1st Class Gabriel Hicks upon returning from a deployment to Afghanistan with the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team
Guardsmen file in as they return from a deployment to Afghanistan with the Georgia National Guard's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, on Sept. 16, in Macon, Ga.David Goldman / AP

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