He could be Sergeant King Taco. Or maybe Sergeant Oprah Winfrey. Cody Baker will still be Cody Baker when he transfers to Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base in Jacksonville this month, but an online auction will change all that at midnight on New Year's Eve.
The Marine sergeant, currently stationed in Japan, is running an online auction to raise money for college and for an orphanage in Thailand. The winning bidder will get to give Baker a new, legally binding name.
Right now, the bidding stands at more than $26,000 to call him "Finest Freshest Fastest" -- the slogan of an online coffee dealer.
Baker's new commanders at Camp Lejeune don't have much to say
about the auction. They say they'll put him to work regardless of
what he's called.
To check out Baker's auction, Click here.