U.S. Army Pvt. Nicholas D. Taylor graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.
During nine weeks of training, he received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions. Additional training included development of basic combat skills and battlefield operations and tactics, and experiencing use of various weapons and weapons defenses available to the infantry crewman.
Taylor is the son of Brian Taylor of Hobart and Jennifer Costello of Avon. He is a 2011 graduate of Hobart High School.