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Ava Salazar, 6 months, gets her first look at her daddy Staff Sgt. Mike Salazar when he and more than 300 members of the 422nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion of the Nevada National Guard returned home Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, after a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan. Mom Vera Salazar was among hundreds of family and friends who greeted the soldiers at the Nevada Air Guard Base in Reno, Nev..Photo by Cathleen Allison