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Deployment Leaves Guard Families On Their Own

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Deployment Leaves Guard Families On Their Own

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Deployment Leaves Guard Families On Their Own

Deployment Leaves Guard Families On Their Own

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Oregon's National Guard unit is preparing for its largest deployment since World War Two. Since the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, tens of thousands of Guard and Reserve members have rotated in and out. As civilians, their service brings a unique set of skills to war zones — and a host of challenges to loved ones left behind.

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