Servicemembers celebrate Italian American culture during Chicago’s 70th Annual Columbus Day parade
Flavio Cipriani, from North Riverside, Illinois, salutes spectators lining State Street during the 70th Annual Columbus Day Parade in Chicago, October 10, 2022. Cipriani served in the U.S. Army as a tank commander in South Korea from 1970 to 1972 and taught South Korean Soldiers about American weapons as an instructor with the Korean Augmentation to the United States Army (KATUSA) program. The parade celebrated Italian American culture, along with a range of diverse cultures throughout the parade. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. David Lietz)