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Charles Whalen, Marietta, Ohio, holds 5-year-old son Tre (stet sls TRE) as family, friends and fellow soldiers say goodbye to Task Force Terminator in the Goldner Gymnasium at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. during a deployment ceremony on Wednesday, January 7, 2009.   Photo by Steve Sisney/The Oklahoman 

 Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman