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MILITARY DEPLOYMENT: Victoria Cousins, Lawton, smiles as she catches the attention of her brother, Sgt. Ralph Pugh during the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team deployment ceremony inside the Cox Convention Center, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. Cousins and her grandmother, Rose Mattioli, right, sat on the front row after they hung signs on the rails for Pugh. The two and Annette Wiseman, Cousins' mother, left Lawton at 6 in the morning. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman