This week's Hometown Hero is not only a member of our military but so much more.

Jose Flores was nominated by Mark V. of Machesney Park for so many great reasons. Jose is an Illinois Army National Guard Staff Sergeant who joined the Illinois Army National Guard after graduating at Jefferson High School ten years ago as a 13B cannon crew member. Mark told us Jose has been serving the United States locally for the past four years as a recruiter for the Illinois Army National Guard at Machesney Park's armory.

Not only has he recruited over 200 people locally to serve the community but really cares for his recruits. He is a great family man with his wife and three kids.

Staff Sergeant Flores is the type of man who knows how to take charge as well as follow directions. He believes strongly in the military. Staff Sergeant Flores is a genuine recruiter who lives here locally, works here locally, and serves locally.

Staff Sergeant Flores, we at Q98.5 sincerely thank you for serving our country and helping to build our military for years to come.

Because Staff Sergeant Flores has been chosen as this week's Hometown Hero, he will receive a $100 Amazon gift card thanks to Gustafson's Furniture & Mattress.

JB Love is ½ of  Q98.5's Lil Zim & JB In The Morning, weekday mornings from 5:00 a.m. to 10 a.m. Follow him on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook.

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