1stSgt Anthony J. Velarde Retirement Ceremony

by Lance Cpl. Jordan Talley
U.S. Marine Corps

U.S. Marines and families with the 3D Marine Division attend a retirement ceremony for 1stSgt. Anthony J. Velarde, on Marine Corps Base Camp Courtney, Okinawa, Japan, April 21, 2017. Velarde received the Meritorious Service Medal after 20 years of service.

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