Taylor Kolls deploys to Afghanistan with the 1/3 Marines
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., had a profound impact on Taylor Kolls, then 12 years old.
"From that moment on, I knew I was going to join the military. I just didn't know what branch," the 20-year-old U.S. Marine Corps lance corporal said during a recent visit home, before shipping out to Afghanistan.
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