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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Elama Palemene greets his wife, Annaden (right), and children Ko' Elani (left) and Pe' Ela during an early morning welcome-home ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, for about 300 soldiers returning home from deployment in Iraq on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Erich Schlegel)
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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Elama Palemene greets his wife, Annaden (right), and children Ko' Elani (left) and Pe' Ela during an early morning welcome-home ceremony at Fort Hood, Texas, for about 300 soldiers returning home from deployment in Iraq on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Erich Schlegel)

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