Sartor memorial and jersey retirement scheduled for Sept. 7

A ceremony to retire Sgt. Maj. James Gregory Ryan Sartor’s Teague Lions football jersey, number 84, is set for 1:45 p.m. at the Teague football field Sept. 6 and a memorial service is scheduled at 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in the auditorium at Teague High School.

Sgt. Maj. James Gregory Ryan Sartor, 40,  was killed in action in the service of his country on July 13, 2019 in Faryab Province, Afghanistan.  He was a dedicated husband, father, career Soldier, and a Special Forces Green Beret.  Ryan resided with his family in Falcon, Colorado for 11 years and as a native Texan, maintained a permanent residence in Teague, Texas.  At the time of his death, he was Sergeant Major of A Co, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) out of Fort Carson, CO, where he was a leader who led with muddy boots.  


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