Army Sgt. Denis D. Kisseloff
Died May 14, 2010 serving during Operation Enduring Freedom
45, of Saint Charles, Mo.; assigned to the 1141st Engineer Company, Missouri National Guard, Kansas City, Mo.; died May 14 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire.
(The following was taken from m.news-leader.com of May 22, 2010) Funeral services Sgt. Denis D. Kisseloff, a Missouri soldier who died May 14 in Afghanistan, are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. today at the Saint Joseph Catholic Church in St. Charles. Graveside service follows at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags on all state buildings in Saint Charles County be flown at half-staff from Saturday to May 28 to honor the bravery and sacrifice of Kisseloff, who was 45 yearsold when he died.
In addition, Nixon 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 for one full day today.
Sergeant Kisseloff served at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to the 1141st Engineer Company (Sapper), stationed out of Kansas City.
His awards and decorations include the Marine Corps Meritorious Mast, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Devise, Driver and Mechanic Badge with Wheeled Vehicle(s) Claspand a Combat Action Badge.