SSG Sean Devoy was killed 12 Sep 17 after falling during hoist training near Robert Gray Army Airfield. Devoy, a medic, was among soldiers from the 1st Infantry conducting training with an HH-60M Black Hawk medical evacuation helicopter.
Devoy, was with the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley in Kansas. Devoy was deployed to Germany in 2010 and had three deployments to Afghanistan in his seven years of service. He was 28 years old and was posthumously promoted to staff sergeant. Devoy’s home of record is Ballwin, Missouri.