Richland Marine memorialized by family and friends
U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, will dedicate the West Richland Post Office to honor Marine Sgt. Dietrich Schmieman at 2 p.m., March 20.
The post office is at 4801 W. Van Giesen St. Limited seating is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Schmieman was serving in the 2nd Marine Raider Battalion in Camp Lejeune, N.C., when he died in a military cargo plane crash in July 2017.
The son of Susan and Eric Schmieman, the fallen marine was a graduate of Hanford High School.