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MILITARY DEPLOYMENT: Senior Airman  Jameson Decker, Wichita, Kansas, stands on a digital scale with his pack while being weighed at the Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City Monday, Nov. 28, 2011. Six members of the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron of the Oklahoma Air National Guard are being deployed to Afghanistan. Photo by Paul B. Southerland, The Oklahoman