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Family and friends of Brent Taylor remembered the late Utah National Guard major on Saturday as a selfless and skilled peacemaker who had a knack for resolving differences between people.

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North Ogden is rallying this week around its late Mayor Brent Taylor, days after learning that the Utah National Guard major was killed in action while on a military deployment in Afghanistan.

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North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor, who was a major in the Utah National Guard, was killed Saturday while deployed with a Special Operations team in Kabul, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense confirmed Sunday.

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Updated 6:54 p.m. M.D.T.

North Ogden Mayor Brent Taylor, on leave to serve in the Utah National Guard, was killed Saturday in what is being called an “apparent insider attack” in Afghanistan.