Alon retired from the U.S. Army with 22 ½ years of service. During that time, he served as a Medical Sergeant completing combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Taylor has conducted various classes in approximately 15 countries during his Army career. His Pierpont career started in the fall semester of 2007. Taylor has earned an Associated Degree from the International Academy of Design and Technology, Bachelor of Arts, and & Master of Arts degrees from West Virginia University. His favorite day is when he is in class teaching paramedic students. The flipped classroom style of education has Taylor, and his students do a lot of computer time prior to our classes face-to-face.