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#120: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Maj. Brent Taylor and his Service Leadership

May 01, 2023 Sherman Tylawsky
#120: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Maj. Brent Taylor and his Service Leadership
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Friends & Fellow Citizens
#120: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Maj. Brent Taylor and his Service Leadership
May 01, 2023
Sherman Tylawsky

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Utah Army National Guard Major Brent Taylor, a lifelong public servant and serviceman, was serving as mayor of North Ogden, UT when he embarked on his fourth deployment to Afghanistan. But on November 3, 2018, Maj. Taylor was tragically killed by an insider attack in Kabul, making him the first sitting U.S. politician to be killed in action since the Civil War.

The United States lost an American hero and patriot that day, but his legacy still lives on to inspire service leadership among many more Americans. Every Memorial Day, we honor and mourn the men and women who lost their lives fighting for the United States. Jennie Taylor, the Gold Star Widow of Maj. Taylor and Founder/Director of the Major Brent Taylor Foundation, shares the touching memories and stories about her late husband and the defining principles and lessons of Train, Honor, and Engage of her organization.

Please visit majorbrenttaylor.com to learn more about and support the Major Brent Taylor Foundation. We will never forget the incredible service, sacrifice, statesmanship, and leadership of Maj. Brent Taylor.

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Utah Army National Guard Major Brent Taylor, a lifelong public servant and serviceman, was serving as mayor of North Ogden, UT when he embarked on his fourth deployment to Afghanistan. But on November 3, 2018, Maj. Taylor was tragically killed by an insider attack in Kabul, making him the first sitting U.S. politician to be killed in action since the Civil War.

The United States lost an American hero and patriot that day, but his legacy still lives on to inspire service leadership among many more Americans. Every Memorial Day, we honor and mourn the men and women who lost their lives fighting for the United States. Jennie Taylor, the Gold Star Widow of Maj. Taylor and Founder/Director of the Major Brent Taylor Foundation, shares the touching memories and stories about her late husband and the defining principles and lessons of Train, Honor, and Engage of her organization.

Please visit majorbrenttaylor.com to learn more about and support the Major Brent Taylor Foundation. We will never forget the incredible service, sacrifice, statesmanship, and leadership of Maj. Brent Taylor.

Support the Show.

Visit georgewashingtoninstitute.org for the one-stop shop of all things Friends & Fellow Citizens and George Washington Institute!
JOIN as a Patreon supporter and receive a FREE Friends & Fellow Citizens mug at the $25 membership level!
NEW MERCH STORE! Click HERE to get your podcast mug now!

NOTE: All views expressed by the host are presented in his personal capacity and do not officially represent the views of any affiliated organizations. All views by guests are solely those of the interviewees and may or may not reflect the views of the host or Friends & Fellow Citizens.