Family members came forward to talk about the local Marine who died Wednesday in a helicopter crash at Camp Pendleton.
Sgt. Trevor Cook, 25, was killed and five others were injured when an attack chopper went down during a training mission in the northern part of the base.
His family and wife Amanda said they are devastated with the loss.
On Thursday, the family announced Cook will be buried in his hometown of Lyndonville, N.Y.