Article Photos: Soldiers say goodbye to families before Afghanistan deployment 13/16

Sgt. Ron Elwell, Mustang, hugs daughter Katrina, 15, at a deployment ceremony for 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.  Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman