Face of Defense: Marine Declines Scholarship to Serve
By Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Brian Buckwalter
Regimental Combat Team 6
COMBAT OUTPOST JAKER, Afghanistan, Aug. 8, 2012 – For some people, history is just another subject in school. For Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua Taylor, being a part of history was a calling.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua Taylor stands outside his tent at Combat Outpost Jaker, Afghanistan, July 27, 2012. Taylor deployed to Afghanistan a year after joining the Marine Corps. “I always hoped to be a part of history,” he said. “It’s something I can be proud of.” U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Buckwalter