Three Marines, two from Acadiana, are being honored for heroically jumping into action and stopping a knife attack at a Chick-fil-A in Virginia.

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Marines Stop Knife Attack At Virginia Restaurant

Three Marines, two from right here in Acadiana, are being recognized and given a special medal for their quick action in stopping a knife-wielding assailant at a restaurant in Stafford, Virginia.

All three Marines were awarded the Marine Corps Achievement Medal according to KLFY.

The two Marines from Acadiana are Corporal John W. Darby, of Breaux Bridge, and Lance Cpl. Nicholas M. Dural, of Lafayette.

The third Marine is Corporal Bradley J. Feldkamp, of Ann Arbor, Michigan.

According to KLFY, the three men were eating lunch at Chick-fil-A in Stafford, Virginia when a fight broke out.

One of the two people involved in the altercation pulled a knife.

The three Marines then did what they do best and sprung into action to stop the fight.


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From KLFY -

"The U.S. Marine Corps said that Dural grabbed the teen’s arm and took him to the ground while Darby and Feldkamp prevented anyone else from intervening. The knife was then snapped in half during the struggle and Darby quickly grabbed it."

The suspects then fled the scene but were later apprehended by authorities and now face several charges including assault and battery.


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