U.S. Marines with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division get familiar with autonomous robotics during the Robotic Complex.
Marine Corps Mascot Changeover Ceremony
Pvt. Johnny Ray "Manny" Manuelito Sr. relieves Cpl. Smedley D. Butler as Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Mascot on May, 24, 2019. "Manny" is named in honor of Sgt. Johnny R. Manuelito, Sr., One of the 'original 29' Navajo Code Talkers who trained in the first All Navajo Platoon here on the depot in 1942. Manuelito helped create the code that the Navajos developed at Camp Elliot, now Miramar. He became an instructor, teaching other Navajo Marines the code.