SLIDESHOW: Soldiers report for duty from Northeast Mississippi

There were tears, cheers and plenty of prayers to go around at the Friday morning sendoff ceremony for the HHT 1-98th Cavalry unit of the National Guard in Amory. The soldiers were preparing to leave Friday for a yearlong deployment to Iraq. Click view slideshow link for photos from C. Todd Sherman. Includes a photo from Brandon Speck of the Monroe Journal.

C. Todd Sherman/NEMS Daily Journal

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