Oct 11, 2011

Maj. Gen. Melvin G. Spiese, commander of 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, accompanied by his wife Filomena, acts as a military marshal 143rd Annual Italian Heritage Parade, Oct. 9, 2011. Marines and sailors with the expeditionary force traveled to San Francisco aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard to participate in Fleet Week to showcase the Navy and Marine Corps’ amphibious nature, readiness and ability to respond to disasters.

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