Buerkle called Schneider an American hero. The new name of the post office will be the "Corporal Kyle Schneider Post Office Building."
"He was a proud and valiant Marine. He was also a son, a brother, a grandson, a fiance, friend, and comrade," Buerkle said in a press release. "Kyle is greatly missed, and no words will diminish the grief of those who knew and loved him. In his death, he has earned the thanks of a grateful nation."Kyle is a 2006 graduate of Baker High School in Baldwinsville. He was recently engaged to Theresa Dodge who serves in the Air Force, they met while Kyle was stationed in Washington D.C.The bill will be voted on by the Senate at a later date.