Taylor and Rick are both proudly servicing for the United States Air Force in Las Vegas. Destiny brought them together during a 180-day tour of duty at a forward operating base in Afghanistan. According to Taylor it took Rick almost two months before he noticed of her. After several attempts, opportunity presented itself… One day she almost fainted outside the base’s dining facility and asked for his help. The southwestern gentleman Rick is, he jumped into action and made sure she was back to full strength and their journey began. They unravelled each other personalities and by the end of their deployment they decided being together back in the United States was what they wanted more than anything. They parted separate ways but reminded in contact and short afterwards a Las Vegas wedding was in the making.