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Ssgt. Arron (cq) McDaniel, of Broken Arrow, holds his 21-month-old son, Anthony, while he and fellow soldiers bow their heads for the invocation delivered by Chaplain Maj. Brad Hanna at the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team deployment ceremony inside the Cox Convention Center, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman