Missouri to Honor Fallen Marine

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MISSOURI — U.S. and Missouri flags at state buildings in all 114 counties will be lowered in honor of Sergeant Talon Leach, 27, of Fulton.

Flags in Callaway County will remain at half-staff to honor Leach through August 22, according to a news release.

Leach died July 10 after a transport plane he was in crashed on its way to a pre-deployment training. He was assigned to the Second Marine Raider Battalion based in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

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