Victor Dew

Marine gone, not forgotten

Three years after the death of her son and Patty Schumacher still hears new stories about Marine Lance Cpl. Victor Dew, who was killed in combat at 20 years old when a roadside bom ...

Granite Bay Post Office renamed for Victor Dew

One day, when Marine Victor Dew and his good friend Marvin Arnold were sitting around outside, while serving a tour in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan, a very large spider appr ...

Post office to be dedicated to fallen Marine

The Granite Bay Post Office will be dedicated in the memory of Marine Corps Lance Corporal Victor Dew during a ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4. Family members, Con ...

Tom McClintock wants Granite Bay post office named for Victor Dew

Congressman Tom McClintock announced an effort today to name the U.S. Post Office in Granite Bay after fallen Marine Victor Dew. Dew graduated from Granite Bay High School in 2008. ...

Fallen Marines honored with plaques at high schools

Two local high school graduates who died in the war in Afghanistan were honored last week with plaques dedicated in their names. The plaques are from the Fallen Warriors Memorial ...

Local residents react to Osama bin Laden’s death

Local residents seem to agree with President Barack Obama’s statement that Osama bin Laden’s death was “a good day for America.” U.S. forces killed the al-Q ...

Six Placer County residents honored

Two months after his death, U.S. Marine Victor Dew was honored by the Placer County Board of Supervisors Dec. 14. The board recognized six local citizens for their heroism, longst ...

Family and friends honor fallen Marine

Victor Dew was a big baby, weighing 9 pounds 10 ounces at birth. His mom, Patty Schumacher, called him “my little man.” So it wasn’t a surprise when she once fou ...

Fallen Marine honored

Fallen Marine Victor Dew was honored Wednesday with a processional through downtown Roseville. Dew, 20, was killed in combat, along with three other Marines, Oct. 13 in the Hemlan ...