Taylors presented special flag during Swiss Days - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Taylors presented special flag during Swiss Days

The family of fallen hero Nick Taylor, his father, Tim, mother, Stephania, brother, Drew and sister, Holly, stood in honor on the Swiss Days stage Friday afternoon to receive one of the most prestigious honors conferred on Gold Star homes these days. An “Honor and Remember” flag, a new national symbol of gratitude and respect, was presented to the Taylors on behalf of their son who gave his life in battle in Afghanistan in July of 2012. Don Finnegan, director of the Indiana chapter of the Honor and Remember flag, explained to those present at Friday’s presentation that the special flag recognizes all who have died as a result of serving in the United States military dating back to the founding of our nation. “The flag serves as a symbol of national gratitude for the hundreds of thousands of American men and women who bravely made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve the freedom we enjoy,” said Finnegan. “The flag also helps to promote healing for the thousands of fam... Read More >