Ft. Campbell Soldiers See Kids' Milestones from Afar Seniors at Fort Campbell High School near Nashville, Tenn., are preparing to graduate. But as the Iraq war enters its fifth year, some of those students have had a parent deployed overseas for a lot of their time in high school. Soldiers at Fort Campbell are on their third deployment — missing the milestones of watching their kids grow up.
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Ft. Campbell Soldiers See Kids' Milestones from Afar

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Ft. Campbell Soldiers See Kids' Milestones from Afar

Ft. Campbell Soldiers See Kids' Milestones from Afar

Ft. Campbell Soldiers See Kids' Milestones from Afar

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Seniors at Fort Campbell High School near Nashville, Tenn., are preparing to graduate. But as the Iraq war enters its fifth year, some of those students have had a parent deployed overseas for a lot of their time in high school.

Soldiers at Fort Campbell are on their third deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan — missing the milestones of watching their kids grow up.

Jacqueline Fellows reports from member station WPLN.