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APTOPIX Afghanistan Paratroopers Return
Five-year-old Larry Greene III, left, hugs his father Sgt. Larry Greene, as family and friends welcome home about 230 paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. The division completed nearly a year of deployment in the eastern provinces of Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. About 500 of the 3,500-Soldier brigade have returned home. The remaining paratroopers will return in a series of main body flights in September to late October. (AP Photo/Anchorage Daily News, Bill Roth)