On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor 1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno, who bravely gave her life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to her family and friends at this difficult time.
In memorial, Governor Brown ordered that flags be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol today. 1st Lt. Moreno’s family will receive a letter of condolence from the Governor.
1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno, 25, of San Diego, CA, died October 6, in Zhari District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device. She was assigned to the Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. 1st Lt. Moreno was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.