After graduating high school in 2007, Taylor Morris joined the Navy with hopes of making it into Special Operations. Taylor ultimately found his passion as a Navy EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal) tech. He began rigorous EOD training throughout the United States in 2008 and graduated July 24th, 2009. Since then, he has been stationed in Virginia Beach, VA, where he has been continuing his education and training as a EOD tech.
In January of 2012, Taylor was deployed on his first tour to Afghanistan, set to return August 2012. On May 3, 2012, Taylor was injured in action. He sustained injuries to all four limbs, entailing loss of both legs, left arm from the bicep down, and right hand. Taylor is currently receiving medical care and Rehab at Walter Reed Medical Center, near Washington DC.
Through his journey his family, friends, and now wife, Danielle, have been at his side. Taylor and his loved ones are beyond an inspiration; they are the prime example of how deep Military love runs.