Today’s Good News story comes from the United States Marines. Here is the story as told by NBC News in San Diego.
Good Boy: San Diego Marine’s Mascot Received a Major Promotion
Manny, the bulldog mascot, is moving up the ranks in the Marines
Photo by Cpl. Grace Kindred
A momentous military promotion from Lance Corporal to the rank of Corporal happened Friday at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot. The lucky receiver of this promotion? An English Bulldog named Manny, the depot mascot.
Manny has been representing the depot since 2019. He was named Manny in honor of Sergeant. Jonny R. Manuelito. Sr. Manuelito’s legacy is carried on by Manny, representing Manuelito’s work as one of the “Original 29” Navajo Code Talkers, according to the San Diego Marine Corp.
Photos: San Diego Marine’s Mascot Received a Major Promotion
Photos by Cpl. Grace Kindred