U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) released a video and statement honoring U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Scott Croisant as the April “Veteran of the Month.”

Croisant joined the Marines directly out of high school and trained to become a truck driver. He deployed to Lebanon after the Beruit bombings that killed more than 200 U.S. service personnel. Additionally, he deployed to Grenada. He said that throughout those deployments, he was thankful to all the people back home who would send care packages to the sailors and Marines he was with, as it helped build stronger relationships.

After leaving the Marines and serving in law enforcement for a short period, Croisant found his way back into truck driving. For the past 24 years, he has been applying the lessons he learned in the Marines. He is now a trusted mentor for his company's new-hire truck drivers.

Tuberville said, “In a time when we are facing shortages in the trucking industry, Alabama’s veterans are helping fill this vital need in our economy. One such veteran is Scott Croisant of Florence. Scott joined the United States Marine Corps in 1982 after graduating from Wilson High School. While in the Marines, he trained to become a truck driver.”

“After completing his time in the military, Scott served in law enforcement before entering the trucking industry. For more than 24 years, he has driven a truck for Greenbush Logistics out of its Tuscumbia location. Scott spends many, many early mornings and late nights on the road to keep our supply chains moving. He is committed to ensuring folks across the Southeast get the building materials they need on time. Scott has an incredible record of driving more than two million accident-free miles,” he concluded.

Tuberville recognizes a different Alabama veteran each month for their service and contribution to their community. Constituents can nominate an Alabama veteran and submit their information to Tuberville’s office for consideration by emailing press_office@tuberville.senate.gov.

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