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Gonzalez Attends North Canton Post Office Renaming Ceremony in Honor of Lance Corporal Stacy Dryden

North Canton, Ohio, September 15, 2021

Today, U.S. Representative Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16) attended the renaming ceremony of the North Canton Post Office in honor of Lance Corporal Stacy Dryden, who lost her life in Iraq in 2008. Gonzalez was joined by members of the Dryden family and North Canton Mayor Stephan Wilder.

“I would like to thank the Dryden family for permitting Stacy’s name to be displayed at this public facility, Gonzalez said. “I would also like to thank my colleagues in the Ohio Congressional delegation for their support in making this possible, to commemorate Stacy’s service to our country. It is fitting to officially rename this Post Office as the Lance Corporal Stacy ‘Annie’ Dryden Post Office and it was my honor to be in attendance for this wonderful ceremony.”

Background

In the 116th Congress, Gonzalez led the United States House of Representatives bill to officially rename the North Canton Post Office in honor of Lance Corporal Dryden. On December 21st, 2020, President Trump signed the bill into law.

Lance Corporal Dryden was a 2004 graduate of GlenOak High School and joined the United States Marine Corps in 2007. Dryden passed away on October 19th, 2008 in Al Sad, Iraq. Dryden is the first female veteran in the state of Ohio to have a post office named after her.

All pictures are attributed to the Office of Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (OH-16)


Gonzalez (far right), joins Mayor Stephan Wilder (left) for the renaming ceremony of the North Canton Post Office in honor of Lance Corporal Stacy Dryden.

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