Camden Flores was born in Houston, United States, to a family of loving parents. He was the second oldest child in his family. The oldest was his brother. Later on in life his parents would get another child, his sister. He spent his early childhood relatively well off, his father being a respectful local business owner. His childhood was more or less mundane and unusual, he lived a peaceful life, went to a good school, and had plenty of friends.
In his early teens, his family moved out of the city, and closer to their relatives in the outskirts of the city. Because of that, he had to change schools, and he lost contact with a lot of his older friends. However, his new school turned out to be surprisingly much better. It had a higher funding, more sociable people, and a better atmosphere overall. Because of this, Camden fit in well with his new colleagues. He gradually picked up a liking for computer science and he chose to continue learning more about it, as well as history, quickly adopting it as one of his main go-to hobbies.
After he had finished school, he found a job at a local town, which had a couple of office buildings. He worked there as a IT specialist and maintenance guy. After a few months of working the office job, he decided this job wasn't for him. Camden, after a discussion with his parents, expressed his wishes to complete the basic training in the army, thinking that during this time he would think and decide what he wants to do with his life. He received the go-ahead from his parents, who weren't huge fans of their son becoming a soldier. Regardless, Camden insisted.
And so, he enlisted into the army and completed his training. He decided to stay in the force a bit longer, and volounteered to be flown abroad to one of the many US bases on the map. Completely by random, he got selected to be flown to Chernarus, where he'd be part of a training program between the US and CDF forces, hosting small-scale military drills and sharing experience and doctrine. Camden, however, was just a lowly private, and he didn't really find the mission all too interesting. He did however take a liking to Chernarus. This weird Eastern European country which had just went trough a civil war captured Camden's attention. He made friends with some of the CDF soldiers, notably, Josef, another soldier chosen to participate in the drills who had some English skills. Camden and Josef started interacting a lot during the mission. Whenever there was free time, they would go around socializing, Josef trying to teach Camden his language, without much success..A few months passed, and it was time for Camden to return to the US. Josef stayed in touch trough social media. Camden soon returned to Chernarus and met up with Josef, taking a vacation in the country. He'd use the time to explore the country, learn about its history and people.
It was July 28th, 2017 when Camden was supposed to return to the US. Coincidentally, something else started happening in the region. The outbreak cut off his chances of returning to the US. Camden left his friend to try and get a flight back to the US via Miroslav airport, however, upon arrival he found the flights to be almost completely grounded. And so, a Texan in Chernarus, knowing little to nothing of the local language was stuck amidst a global apocalypse. Camden decided that the best course of action would be to return to his friend. Upon arrival to Josef's apartment in Miroslav, Camden found it empty. A note was found on one of the tables, saying that Josef left to drive north and somehow get past the border into Russian territory. Camden decided to try and follow Josef, and set out north towards South Zagoria.