Senate votes to name post office for slain CNY Marine
Baldwinsville (WSYR-TV) - A US Post Office in Baldwinsville will be named after a CW Baker High School graduate who was killed serving in Afghanistan.
A Lysander native, Marine Cpl. Kyle Schneider died during a combat operation in Helmand Province in June 2011.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced the legislation and her office announced the Senate’s decision on Thursday.
She described Schneider as “truly a hometown hero.”
Schneider’s parents, Rick and Lorie, said they appreciate the special tribute to their son.
He was 23 years old when he was killed by an improvised explosive device.
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