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Smedley graduates from recruit training at MCRD

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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Get ready for Smedley.

The Marine Corps Recruit Depot's English bulldog mascot is graduating Friday. Smedley is part of the Marine Corps' proud traditions. On Friday he graduated from MCRD along with over 400 Marines.

Smedley is following in the paw prints of English bulldog Marine mascots that date back to the 1930s.

In this CBS News 8 video story, Jeff Zevely has more.

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