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By Alicia Eakin - bio | email

August 14, 2008

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - A Moody Airman and his father, both deployed to Iraq, have been reunited, at least temporarily.

Staff Sergeant Markeven Swenson is a firefighter at Moody Air Force Base.

When Swenson was up for a promotion, his father got the honor of pinning on his new stripes.

His father, Sergeant Kevin Swenson is also on deployment in another part of Iraq. He used his four vacation days to visit his son.

They hadn't seen each other in a year and a half.

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