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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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Marine Barracks’ mascot, Chesty the XII, retires after more than 40 ‘dog years’ of faithful service July 25, 2008 — Sgt. Chesty the XII’s six-year tenure as the official mascot of the Barracks came to an end during a retirement ceremony here Friday.  Approximately 100 guests were on hand for the ceremony, which featured the “President’s Own,” The United States Marine Band, “The Commandant’s Own,” The United States Marine Corps Drum and Bugle Corps, and the MORE
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