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February 8

 TAPS Joins Texting World


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TAPS Texting

TAPS Blog | TAPS is expanding our mobile messaging capabilities with an exciting new program that allows us to text care group reminders, event invitations, deadlines and more to mobile phones in the US.

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February 6

 Saturday Morning Message: Words Describing TAPS


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2013 National Parade

TAPS Blog | This week, survivors were asked to write a word or phrase describing what TAPS means to them. When I think about TAPS, I think about companionship. I am a person who has difficulty facing hard situations alone, so when the casualty officers handed me the flier about TAPS, it wasn’t long before I called.

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January 30

 Saturday Morning Message: Handling Emotions


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Snowman TAPS HQ

TAPS Blog | This week as I watched the news, I saw many places on the East Coast blanketed in snow. When I saw this picture on the TAPS Facebook page of a snowman near TAPS Headquarters, I knew the staff were taking a difficult situation and doing the best they could.

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January 27

 Be Gentle With Me


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Claire Henline

 
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TAPS Blog | An honest dialogue about opening your heart to a relationship again after the death of spouse. 

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Feb 5   Team TAPS Opens Runner Registration for Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend
  Press Release | ARLINGTON, Va. - Team TAPS, part of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, opened registration this week for runners to take part in the Disneyland® Half Marathon Weekend presented by Cigna. The race will be held Sept. 2-4, 2016 in Anaheim, Calif.

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Feb 5   Suicides: Tough but necessary reporting
  News Article : The San Diego Union Tribune
By: Jeanette Steele

Feb 5   Caps Salute the Military… and Sled Hockey Shootout!
  News Article : Capitals Outsider
By: Ben Sumner

Feb 4   Capitals Game: 2nd Intermission with Bonnie Carroll and John Wood 2-4-16
  News Article : Capitals Radio Network

Feb 2   Resolute Support Commander Testifies on Afghanistan Security, Part 2
  News Article : U.S. Department of Defense
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Feb 1   TAPS Connects Mothers of America's Fallen Military in Washington
  Press Release | BAINBRIDGE ISLAND, Wash. - The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) will host mothers of fallen service members at a retreat in Bainbridge Island, Wash., Feb. 4-7. This TAPS Retreat will help surviving mothers learn coping skills for grief and connect with others facing similar losses.

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February 26

 Hawaii Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 Hawaii 3

TAPS Event | TAPS Survivor Seminars are inspirational weekends of support, care, and hope. You will be among survivors making connections with those who have suffered a similar loss through our group discussions. Workshops, and activities are at your disposable to encourage you to develop coping skills, life skills, and ways to honor your loved ones, all while cultivating a community of friendship and family that will last a lifetime. Join us as we "Remember the Love, Celebrate the Life, and Share the Journey!"

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March 2

 Alaska Widows Retreat
 Alaska

TAPS Event | Journey to the “Last Frontier” as we experience the beauty, serenity and adventure of Alaska! This retreat may include activities such as snowshoeing, dog sledding and skiing. Connect with fellow surviving spouses, fiancées and significant others as we challenge ourselves to step beyond our comfort zones and create life-long friendships amidst the mountains and glaciers of Alaska.

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March 11

 Denver Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 2013 Fort Carson Balloon Release

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join us at the Denver Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp. Whether you are a few weeks, several months, or many years out from your loss, our program is tailored to meet you where you are in your grief journey.

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April 1

 Louisiana Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 2012 Suicide Seminar Mom and Girls

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join us at the Louisiana Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp. Whether you are a few weeks, several months, or many years out from your loss, our program is tailored to meet you where you are in your grief journey.

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January 27

 Be Gentle With Me


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
handheart2

TAPS Blog | An honest dialogue about opening your heart to a relationship again after the death of spouse. 

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January 12

 Walking Together Through Our Grief


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
pmblogburns

TAPS Blog | Peer Mentors help themselves heal by helping others on a shared grief journey. 

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January 12

 Meet a Mentor: Dana O'Brien


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Claire Henline

 
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TAPS Blog | Spotlight on TAPS Peer Mentor, Dana O'Brien, surviving grandfather of CPL Daniel O'Brien 

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