[Ed. – Ring-knocker from Lubbock, Texas. His memory will surely be a blessing.]
UPDATE: Force was a U.S. Army vet who had deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. This former Eagle Scout and combat vet was murdered by a terrorist thug on the boardwalk in Jaffa.
Taylor Force, a 29 year-old graduate student at Vanderbilt University, was stabbed to death by a Palestinian Arab during a terrorist attack on Tuesday, March 8 in Jaffa, Israel.
Force was in Israel on a school trip, with other Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management students, faculty and staff.
Ten others were wounded in the same attack, including Force’s wife who is listed in critical condition. …
Before entering graduate school, Force served in the U.S. Army as a field artillery officer. His deployments included Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn (Iraq), and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). He received a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.