Local parents visit cadets at Air Force Academy in Colorado

Ben Taylor (far left) of Cave Spring and Andy Smith (far right) of Adairsville, along with their wives, visited their children Drew Taylor (center left) and Emma Kate Smith (center right) at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ben and Andy graduated from Coosa High School and were roommates at the University of Georgia. Drew graduated from Woodland (class of 2017) and Emma Kate from Calhoun (class of 2019). Drew is the son of Ben and Tonya Taylor, grandson of Gary and Carolyn Willis; and Larry and Melanie Taylor of Cave Spring. Emma Kate is the daughter of Andy and Allyson Smith of Adairsville.