December 31, 1969
Alicia M. Cohn
The Marine Corps' newest recruit walks on four legs and almost fell asleep during his commissioning ceremony Monday.
Dressed formally as the "honor graduate" in the blue-white dress uniform of the Marine Barracks, Washington, the three-and-a-half month old English bulldog Chesty received his Eagle, Globe and Anchor insignia from Gen. James Amos, the Marine Corps' commandant.
We're guessing the general doesn't ask every newly enlisted Marine: "Do you have anything you want to say for yourself?
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