JROTC cadets touch history
Published 1:56 am Sunday, November 4, 2001
By By SHERRY DIGMON
Advance Staff Writer
The flag had been folded for more than 40 years. Not folded properly, but the way a curious 12-year-old boy would do it.
Recently, the flag was tenderly and reverently folded by members of the Escambia County High School JROTC and presented to John Taylor, who was once that 12-year-old boy.
The flag belonged to Emmett Taylor, John's great uncle, who was killed in World War II.
After Emmett's funeral, Navy personnel folded the flag and