Soldiers say goodbye to families before Afghanistan deployment - Article Photos 14/16

Barbara McGuckin, right, from Norman, wipes a tear as family members wave to departing servicemen after a deployment ceremony for the 149th General Support Aviation Battalion (GSAB), as they prepare for deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom on Thursday, April 25, 2013 in Lexington, Okla. McGuckin's grandson Kelly Fisher is part of the deployment. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman