Major General Hank Taylor Biography

Hank Taylor is an American Commanding General and U.S. Army Operational Test Command who has been given the responsibility to airlift US citizens amid the Taliban crisis from Afghanistan. Along with that he has served as the Aviation Branch Chief/OPMD at the United States Army Human Resources Command. He has also been a recipient of awards like the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Master Army Aviator Badge, and many more. Recently he has been handling the US troops who are in situations of Afghanistan which has been under the Taliban.

Early Life

Hank was born in the United States of America. He has not shared details about his birthday and place. Although, he seems to be in his 50s as he completed his graduation in 1991 The details about his parents and siblings have been kept private and away from the limelight. At a young age, he was very active in playing sports. Hank has completed his high school education but the details about his school have not been shared. For his further and higher studies he went to Birmingham Young University and graduated in 1991. He has also attended the Aviation Officer Basic course and flight school.

Major General Hank Taylor Career

Hank began his career in U.S. Army and was dedicated to serving his country. After his education, his first assignment was as an OH-58D Scout Platoon Leader and then as the squadron Adjutant in 1st Squadron (Air) at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Further, he commanded D Troop, 4th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment in the 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Stanton, Korea. In early 2002 he was deployed to Afghanistan and served as a Joint Planer. He has also served in many other countries like Iraq to support the military deployed.

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Recently in 2021, he has been trying to save the people of Afghanistan from inhuman activities created by the Taliban. On 17th August 2021, he announced that more than 4,000 American troops will be on the ground of Kabul. He also mentioned airlifting about 700-800 people out of the city including 165 American citizens.

Major General Hank Taylor Biography

Real Name Hank Taylor
Birth Date 1970s
Age (as of 2021) 50s
Birth Place United States
Nationality American
Profession Major General
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Not Known

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 6” – in Centimeters – 198 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 145 kg  –  in Pounds –  319 lbs
Shoe Size 14 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic




College Birmingham Young University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Affair No
Husband Cristen Taylor
Children Not Known

Personal Life

Hank is married to his wife Cristen Taylor for a long time. The details about her wife have not been shared yet. They are blessed with six children whose details have not been shared. Moreover, he described that his family understood the sacrifices of the military.

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Hank Taylor Net Worth

Hank must have earned a lot by serving in U.S. Navy for a long time. He has also been part of various other military and navy projects. The information about his net worth has been kept private and away from the limelight. Some other sources of his income are by attending various events.


  • Major General is also the grandfather of his six children.
  • He has earned a Master’s of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology.
  • Hank was enlisted in the Field Artillery in 1988 and was commissioned in 1990 as 2nd Lieutenant in the Infantry branch.
  • After working as Troop command, he served as an Attack/Recon Troop trainer in the 21st Cavalry Brigade at Fort Hood, Texas.
  • He taught boxing, combative, and exercise designs in the Department of Physical Education at United States Military Academy.
  • Taylor has advanced as an Armor Officer Course and Cavalry Leaders Course.
  • He made an appearance on CBS News and talked about the situation in Afghanistan.

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