August 4, 2019 Albion, MI (AMN) – Governor Whitmer has ordered that U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff statewide on Monday, August 5, 2019. Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Sullivan was killed during a training exercise at Fort Pickett in Virginia when a large tree fell during severe weather. CWO. Sullivan enlisted in the Army directly after high school.
He completed multiple tours of duty at Baghdad’s Camp Liberty during Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2006 to 2008, and served in Kuwait during Operation Enduring Freedom from 2016 through 2017. After Active Duty continued to serve through the Army Reserves.
All Michigan organizations, businesses and schools are encouraged to lower flags to half staff on Monday.