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11th Annual Celebration at the Station

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The Kansas City Symphony plays the 1812 Overture in front of a star-spangled Union Station on the evening of Sunday May 26th.

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The flags are raised high, waving proudly in the wind.

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A retired member of the US Air Force stands during a mass recognition of those who’ve served our country.

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Fireworks burst behind the Liberty Memorial in downtown Kansas City in front of thousands of spectators.

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1-135th Battalion Deployment Ceremony

The 1-135th Battalion deployment ceremony was held in the Multipurpose Building on the University of Central Missouri campus. Below are photos from this event.

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The battalion stands at attention just before being dismissed.

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The soldiers show their respect with bowed heads during the closing prayer.

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Heads are bowed and the Multipurpose Building falls silent at the close of the prayer.

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The many soldiers sit patiently as they await to be deployed.

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The Battalion was asked to applaud their families for all their support.

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UCM President Chuck Ambrose addresses the soldiers before their sendoff.

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Soldiers look back towards friends and family members.

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The Battalion enters the floor of the Multipurpose Building before the ceremony.

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Son and father share a few loving moments together.

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A soldier holds his daughter while visiting with friends and family after the ceremony.

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National Guard Day at UCM