Flood had been employed by SSI since February, 2005. He had been the fire truck mechanic, responsible for over 15 fire fighting vehicles at Edwards Air Force Base and was currently a heavy equipment mechanic for vehicle maintenance at March Air Reserve Base.
Flood was a United States Air Force vet and avid supporter of American Legion Post 574, Moreno Valley, Calif. He was a former Post Commander and the current President of Post 574 American Legion Motor Cycle Riders.
“The American Legion riders made regular runs in support of vets at the Loma Linda VA center,” said Master Sgt. Lance Augustine, loadmaster, 729th airlift squadron.
Flood is survived by his wife Sherri and two sons, Trevor and Josh.
“Chuck will be greatly missed by all of his friends and family,” said Darrell Parobek, transportation manager, SSI.