Gov. Greitens orders flags to half-staff to honor fallen soldier - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Gov. Greitens orders flags to half-staff to honor fallen soldier

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

Governor Eric Greitens ordered the U.S. and Missouri flags at state buildings be flown at half-staff on September 25 to honor a fallen soldier.

Staff Sergeant Sean Devoy, 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 ordered that the flags at all state buildings in St. Louis County be flown at half-staff from Sept. 26-Oct. 1.

Staff Sgt. 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.

Download the KFVS News app: iPhone | Android

Copyright 2017 KFVS. All rights reserved.

  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • What To Do This Heartland Weekend

    What To Do This Heartland Weekend

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:46 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:46:14 GMT
    (Source: KFVS)(Source: KFVS)

    Jump for joy! Your weekend is nearly here. Good news: there's plenty to make this Heartland Weekend a perfect one. Here's a list of 5 things you may want to check out.

    Jump for joy! Your weekend is nearly here. Good news: there's plenty to make this Heartland Weekend a perfect one. Here's a list of 5 things you may want to check out.

  • Poplar Bluff, MO 6th graders paint wall of unity

    Poplar Bluff, MO 6th graders paint wall of unity

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 10:26 PM EDT2018-04-26 02:26:05 GMT
    Following the school shootings of recent memory, many were left wondering what they could do to prevent this. For 6th graders in Poplar Bluff, Mo. it was about working together.Following the school shootings of recent memory, many were left wondering what they could do to prevent this. For 6th graders in Poplar Bluff, Mo. it was about working together.

    Following the school shootings of recent memory, many were left wondering what they could do to prevent this. For 6th graders in Poplar Bluff, it was about working together. 

    Following the school shootings of recent memory, many were left wondering what they could do to prevent this. For 6th graders in Poplar Bluff, it was about working together. 

  • $8.7M granted to Cape Girardeau Veterans Home for renovation, construction projects

    $8.7M granted to Cape Girardeau Veterans Home for renovation, construction projects

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-04-26 01:57:46 GMT
    The Cape Girardeau Veterans Home is set to receive more than $8 million for renovations and construction. (Source: KFVS)The Cape Girardeau Veterans Home is set to receive more than $8 million for renovations and construction. (Source: KFVS)

    The Cape Girardeau Veterans Home will receive $8.7 million through a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs grant program for renovation and construction projects.

    The Cape Girardeau Veterans Home will receive $8.7 million through a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs grant program for renovation and construction projects.

Powered by Frankly