Dec 26, 2012

Maj. Gen. Melvin G. Spiese, outgoing commanding general of 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, addresses Marines during a change-of-command ceremony at Camp Pendleton, Dec. 13. During the ceremony, Spiese passed the unit’s colors to Brig. Gen. John J. Broadmeadow, incoming commander of 1st MEB, symbolizing the transfer of responsibility, authority and accountability of command from one officer to another. The 1st MEB, which was reactivated October 2009, is a task-organized crisis response force of I Marine Expeditionary Force trained to respond expeditiously to conduct self-sustained combat and humanitarian operations.

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