First Marine Corps Mascot

United States Marine Corps Mascot

Mascots have been used throughout history to represent the spirit and character of a group of people.  Not to be outdone, the United States Marine Corps adopted the bulldog as its mascot on June 27, 1927. Brigadier General Smedley Butler enlisted Jiggs into the Marine Corps as a Sergeant in 1922.  Sergeant Jiggs starred in…
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