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Marine Barracks Washington, D.C. welcomes future Marine Corps mascot February 15, 2013 —  Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., received the future Marine Corps mascot, Chesty, Feb. 14.     Chesty, a 9-week-old pedigree English bulldog is soon to become the next Marine Corps mascot after the completion of an obedience training school with a ceremony scheduled for March 29.   Chesty had the honor of meeting Bonnie Amos, wife of Gen. James MORE
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MarForCom commander retires at 8th and I July 23, 2012 —  Lt. Gen. Dennis Hejlik, commanding general of Marine Forces Europe and Marine Corps Forces Command in Norfolk, Va., bade farewell to the Corps at his retirement ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington July 23.  Hejlik served as both an enlisted Marine and infantry officer during his more than 40 years of military service.  “I’m going to miss Gen. MORE
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U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps celebrates 75th Anniversary November 04, 2009 — Marines, veterans, and friends celebrated the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps with a ceremony hosted by Gen. James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps, at Marine Barracks Washington, Nov. 4. Conway presented the D&B with a congratulatory certificate signed by every living commandant of the Marine Corps. Sgt. MORE
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Secretary of Navy wished ‘fair winds, following seas’ in farewell ceremony January 23, 2009 — MORE
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Gen. Robert Barrow honored, remembered by Marines November 03, 2008 — With the passing of one of the U.S. Marine Corps’ finest leaders, more than 200 servicemembers converged on his hometown, Nov. 3.             Gen. Robert H. Barrow, 27th Commandant of the Marine Corps, was honored by a battalion of Marines from Marine Barracks Washington, led by Gen. James T. Conway, 34th Commandant of the Marine Corps and Sgt. MORE
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Former Assistant Commandant retires, bids farewell July 17, 2008 — After more than 39 years of faithful service, Gen. Robert Magnus, former Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, with his wife Rose at his side, retired from active-duty military service here, July 17.             The ceremony, which began on a late sunny morning, was attended by the Secretary of the Navy, Donald C. Winter, Adm. Mike Mullen, MORE
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