Based: Ft. Carson, Colo.
569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion
Supporting: Operation Enduring Freedom
Died: October 15, 2009
Hometown: La Mirada
There is remarkably little available online regarding Army Specialist Jesus O. Flores, Jr.
There are, however, many memories of him here, including this one:
FLO ILL SURELY MISS YOU AND I WILL NEVER FORGET YOU. I HEARD THE NEWS TODAY IT STRUCK ME LIKE A BAD JOKE BECAUSE I JUST TALKED TO YOU 2 WEEKS AGO WHILE YOU WERE ON LEAVE. I REMEMBER WE WERE REMINISCING OUR DAYS WHEN WE WERE STUCK INSIDE THE SHIP. KEEP AN EYE ON US FLO..REST IN PEACE KOSA.From Military Times:
— Brian P.
October 21, 2009 at 8:35 a.m.
Army Spc. Jesus O. Flores Jr.Army Specialist Jesus O. Flores, Jr. is mentioned here, here, here and here.
Died October 15, 2009 serving during Operation Enduring Freedom
28, of La Mirada, Calif.; assigned to the 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Oct. 15 at Arghandab River Bridge, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an IED. Also killed were Spc. Daniel C. Lawson, Staff Sgt. Glen H. Stivison Jr. and Pfc. Brandon M. Styer.
October 22, 2009
Spc. Flores couldn't make it to Fiesta Latina at the Obama White House...
By Jeannie DeAngelis
What a thrill to be invited to Latin Music night at the White House. Every Latino who mattered was there from J.Lo, to Eva Longoria-Parker, to Sonia Sotomayor. Unfortunately, Spc. Jesus O. Flores Jr. of La Mirada, California was not in attendance -- he was busy dodging the Taliban in Afghanistan.Please read the entire article in the American Thinker: