It is here that he’ll attend obedience school and receive “recruit training” in preparation for his new role.
A bulldog’s gotta retire sometime, y’know?
Lt. Gen. Puller, who died in 1971, was among the most highly-decorated Marines in the history of the service, and the only marine to hold five Navy Crosses for service from the battlefields of World War II and Korea to Haiti and Nicaragua in the middle of the 20th Century.
Chesty’s father was reportedly rather loud at the ceremony, and some speculated his desire to remain the center of attention, jealous of his son’s new role.
Semper fi, young Chesty. May you stay as strong and adorable as the day you first arrived in Washington, a bright-eyed recruit.