Friday, September 22, 2017
State flags to fly at half-staff for Ballwin soldier killed during training exercise at Fort Hood
Gov. Eric Greitens has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at state buildings in all 114 counties and the City of St. Louis be flown at half-staff on Sept. 25 to honor the bravery and sacrifice of Staff Sergeant Sean Devoy. Staff Sergeant Devoy, age 28, of Ballwin, was a member of the United States Army who died on Sept. 12 in the line of duty during a training exercise at Fort Hood, Texas.
In addition, Gov. Greitens has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags at all state buildings in St. Louis County be flown at half-staff from Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 2017.
Staff Sergeant Devoy was a flight medic assigned to the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas. His awards and decorations include the Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Aviation Badge, and the Combat Medical Badge.