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Shawn Southard, right, hugs her son Pfc. Derek Southard during a welcome home ceremony for soldiers from the Army's 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 at Fort Stewart, Ga. One hundred troops returned home after their first deployment to Afghanistan. Overall about 2,200 soldiers from Fort Stewart’s 3rd Infantry Division have deployed to Afghanistan this year. (AP Photo/Stephen Morton) Stephen Morton / AP Photo