WASHINGTON — There's a new top dog at the Marine Barracks in D.C.

Chesty the fifteenth, an English bulldog, was promoted to the rank of lance corporal on Thursday. 

It happened during a ceremony at the historic barracks on 8th Street in Southeast, D.C. 

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Chesty enlisted in the Corps last year.

After completing training, he spent time as a mascot apprentice.

He became the Barracks' official mascot not long after that.