Capt. Nicholas Taylor, B.S.

Assistant Professor of Military Science, Army ROTC 

Capt TaylorCaptain Nicholas Taylor was born in Morgantown, West Virginia, grew up in Milesburg, Pennsylvania and received his commission from West Virginia University in 2015. He graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration with a focus in finance and commissioned as an Ordnance Officer. Following the Ordnance Basic Officer Leaders Course,  Capt. Taylor served as the Maintenance Platoon Leader in Hotel Forward Support Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, in 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas. He went on to serve as a Tank Platoon Leader in Charlie Company, 2-5 CAV, the Distribution Platoon Leader in H FSC, and the Tank Company Executive Officer in C Co. He then became the Battalion Maintenance Officer of 2-5 CAV, before moving on to serve as the Brigade’s Logistics Planner on 1ABCT’s Brigade Staff. During his time with 1ABCT,  Capt. Taylor completed rotations to Korea and Europe. Capt. Taylor graduated from the Logistics Captain’s Career Course and was assigned to the 404th Aviation Support Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, where he served as the Battalion S4. He then moved to 3-4 Assault Helicopter Battalion where he served as the Echo FSC Commander. Capt. Taylor is a graduate of the Military Mountaineering School in Ft. Wainwright, Alaska, Ordnance Basic Officer Leaders Course, and the Logistics Captain’s Career Course. His awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon. Capt. Taylor’s hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, and camping with his family. He enjoys watching football, soccer, and collegiate and international wrestling.