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Columbus, Georgia.USA.March 12, 2007..450 soldiers of the third infantry, third brigade are deployed to Iraq from Fort Benning, Georgia. Many of the men are being deployed for their second or third tour of duty...Soldiers spent their last minutes with their families on the base before separating and boarding a bus to the base airport...Becky Johnson gives a lasting and heartfelt farewell hug to her son Private Adam Behrend before he is deployed to Iraq. His father Peter Behrend is to the right of the frame as they drove down from Wisconsin to see his off.