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Families say goodbye to Chinook helicopter unit after second Afghanistan deployment

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Loved ones gathered to say goodbye to the Hawaii Army National Guard's Chinook helicopter unit Saturday.

125 soldiers, aviators, and support personnel will first go to Fort Hood, Texas for two months of training before leaving for Afghanistan for nine months.

This will be the unit's second deployment to Afghanistan.

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