Janie was born and lived in Tulsa, OK until moving to Nashville, TN. She attended the University of Kentucky where she earned a teaching degree. She taught GED Algebra in Germany, preschool at Stewart (West Point), substituted in many state and finally 4th and 6th grade during Mike’s subsequent 11 active duty years and during their civilian life. They moved 18 times in 44 years of marriage; most of those moves came during their Army years. Janie and Mike were blessed with two children who are their pride and joy. Janie resides today in San Antonio, TX near her daughter and her son lives in Seattle.
- What West Point Means To Me – Janie TaylorMy memories of West Point come in four phases. First, there were the exciting dating days where trips from the University of Kentucky to see Mike were like fairy tale stories. I’d save up all year long to fly to New York and after a bus ride from Grand Central Station my handsome cadet would … Read more
- Army-Navy from Georgia 1969Mike and I met in 1962 (I was 15) while I was vacationing in his summer home of Red River, New Mexico, a small mountain village where Mike worked during the summer for his parents and grandparents. Our courtship continued through his years at West Point while I was studying at the University of Kentucky. … Read more