Bernadette Lee and Brandon Comeaux were joined in the studio during "Acadiana's Morning News" by La. State Police Trooper Brooks David as we discussed the U.S. Marines Birthday on Tuesday, Veterans Day and the men who were honored with the Civilian Medal of Valor for their act of heroism while assisting Senior Trooper Steven Vincent in the shooting which took Vincent's life on August 23, 2015.

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As you can see in the picture at the top, Trooper David served in the U.S. Marines Corps and told us what being a marine means to him. He also thanked all the veterans for their service as well.

Click the photo below to listen to the full interview, including Trooper David's advice to parents who are having a difficult time getting their children to obey the rules of the road, such as not buckling up.