Veterans Day Event – Monday, November 11, 2020
SERGEANT FIRST CLASS NOAH TAYLOR, U.S. ARMY (Retired)
SFC Noah Taylor was born in Nickelsville Virginia. Noah is married to Elizabeth Taylor and has 2 daughters, Meagan Potts and Holly Taylor, and also has 3 grandchildren, Avery, Braden and Miley. He is currently Pastor of Greenwood Chapel Independent Baptist Church. He enlisted in the United States Army in October 1986. SFC Taylor spent 22 years on Active Duty and 11 years National Guard. He attended Basic Combat Training (BCT) at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri, and Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Upon completion of training, he was awarded the Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) 45K, Tank Turret Repairmen.
SFC Taylor’s assignments and duty positions include, 546th Maintenance Company, Parmesans Germany (Turret Mechanic); HHD 1030th Engineer Battalion, Gate City Virginia (Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic, Retention NCO); 1031st Engineer Company, Gate City Virginia (Supply Sergeant), 1032nd Transportation Company, Gate City, Virginia (Supply Sergeant); 1030th Transportation Battalion, Gate City, Virginia (Senior Logistics NCO); 529th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, Virginia Beach, Virginia (Senior Logistics NCO); Operation Enduring Freedom, Kuwait (Senior Logistics NCO) 329th Regional Support Group, Virginia Beach, Virginia (Senior Logistics Advisor).
Battle Staff Course; Master Resilience Trainer Assistant Course; SHARP Foundation Course; Defense Equal Opportunity Advisors Course; Budget Management Course, Advanced Non-Commissioned Officers Course; Combat Lifesavers Course; Small Group Training Course; Basic Non-Commissioned Officers Course; Primary Leadership and Development Course.
Meritorious Service Medal; 6 Army Commendation Medals; 7 Army Achievement Medals; 4 Army Good Conduct Medals 3 Army Reserve Component Achievement Medals; National Defense Service Medal with M device; Global War on Terrorism Medal Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; 3 Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Medal; Army Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal W/M Device, 3 Virginia Bronze Star Medal, Virginia Good Conduct Medal, Virginia Governors Medal, Virginia State Emergency Medal; Louisiana State Emergency Medal.