Air Force Reservist Jesse Childress attended the Batman midnight showing with colleagues from Buckley Air Force Base where he was currently stationed.
Much like John Larimer, a Navy Serviceman who also lost his life during the attack, Childress put his body between the gunman and that of his friend - an action the friend, Munirih Gravelly, is sure saved her life.
Jesse is remembered by those he worked with as simply a "good man." A man who would go out of his way to help out whoever needed him.
Jesse was similarly remembered by those who knew him in California. Former teachers and coaches used the very same words to describe him. Jesse was also fondly remembered by neighbors in Lake Los Angeles who say he was a quiet, but fun-loving person.
Jesse served as part of the 310th Force Support Squadron as a cyber-systems operator.
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