Smedley Butler steps in as new MCRD Mascot - CBS News 8 - San Diego, CA News Station - KFMB Channel 8

Smedley Butler steps in as new MCRD Mascot

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The Marine Corps Recruit Depot has gone to the dogs. The base has adopted an English bulldog as its new mascot.

The 10-week-old pup is named Smedley Butler. He's named after a major general who, at the time of his death, was the most decorated Marine in Marine Corps history.

Smedley's duties will include participating in family days, motivational runs and graduation ceremonies.

CLICK HERE to follow Smedley on Facebook.

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