Melanie Higgins
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Admiral Gravely through the eyes of former aide
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 11/16/2010 - 7:15pm.

video Gravely was the first African American to be commissioned in the US Navy, the first to command a Navy ship and the first fleet commander. Melanie Higgins served as the admiral's top aide during his last tour of duty in 1980.

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