More Alabama troops deployed to Afghanistan

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - Another 260 Alabama soldiers are on their way to Afghanistan.

The deployment comes just as violence continues to increase in the country.

A group of Birmingham based Army National Guard soldiers said goodbye to family members on Saturday.

They say it doesn't matter how many times you're deployed, it's never any easier

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