Local World War II Marine Augustine "Augie" Flores passes away at 98

Local World War II veteran Augustine "Augie" Flores died on Wednesday, September 21st. Flores had joined the ear by enlisting in the Marines three months before the attacks on Pearl Harbor and was in the battle to take the Kwajalein Atoll, where he was shot and sent to Hawaii for treatment. Following his service, he was a member of the Bakersfield Police Department and later worked for Kern County Probation.