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July 29

 This Journey We Share


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
1 TAPS

TAPS Blog | An open letter of encouragement from one survivor to others in the wake of recent losses and stresses.  Grief is a journey we have and will always continue to travel, with steps both forward and backward. It's one we share though and help each other along. "This journey is difficult, but oh, it is every bit as beautiful because we have each other." 

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July 28

 The Strength In Our Stars


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
Gold Star

TAPS Blog | Recent losses in the extensive Gold Star Family, have brought tragedy to the doorsteps of our hearts. Now more than ever, we need the strength of each other to shine on.  

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July 28

 A letter to Jeff on his 5th Angelversary


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
2015 Rachael Hill

TAPS Blog | Surviving spouse, Rachael Hill, pens a letter to her husband, Captain Jeffrey Hill, five years to the day after she watched him lace up his boots and walk out the door to work for the very last time.  

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July 25

 Saturday Morning Message: Self Care Part 2


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Edinger, Vicky's Frozen Iris

TAPS Blog | Self care includes healthy patterns for your body and your mind. This week, survivors have shared what they have found helpful in their lives.

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Jul 29   Wavehuggers & TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) Learn How To Surf
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Jul 28   RG3 makes one military family's day with appearance
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By: Chick Hernandez

Jul 28   The World According to Bunce - Week 6
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By: WUSA 9 Staff

Jul 28   RGIII Makes $7,500 Gift to TAPS
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Jul 27   Redskins' RGIII surprises military family
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By: Andrea A McCarren

Jul 27   Robert Griffin III Partners With TAPS To Surprise Military Family
  News Article : Washington Redskins
By: Jake Kring-Schreifels


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August 7

 Florida Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
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TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join us at the Orlando, Florida 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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August 13

 Alaska Adult Children Retreat
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TAPS Event | Journey to the “Last Frontier” as we experience the beauty, serenity and adventure of Alaska! This 3-star “Challenging Adventure” level retreat will include activities such as canyoneering, gold panning and hiking. We will also participate in the Big Wildlife Runs as part of the TAPS Run & Remember Team. You will choose to run or walk a Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay or 5K.

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August 24

 TAPS Kilimanjaro Expedition
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TAPS Event | Share a truly fearless journey with TAPS survivors as we climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. Every step on this ascent will move us farther away from feelings of doubt, fear, and insignificance. As guests of the mountain, we will be led to consider what we really can control

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August 26

 Montana Men’s Retreat
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TAPS Event | Connect with other surviving fathers, brothers and other men who have lost a loved one who has served in the military. We will create lifelong friendships and celebrate our heroes as we help each other move forward on our journey.

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July 29

 This Journey We Share


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
1 TAPS

TAPS Blog | An open letter of encouragement from one survivor to others in the wake of recent losses and stresses.  Grief is a journey we have and will always continue to travel, with steps both forward and backward. It's one we share though and help each other along. "This journey is difficult, but oh, it is every bit as beautiful because we have each other." 

More »

July 28

 A letter to Jeff on his 5th Angelversary


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
2015 Rachael Hill

TAPS Blog | Surviving spouse, Rachael Hill, pens a letter to her husband, Captain Jeffrey Hill, five years to the day after she watched him lace up his boots and walk out the door to work for the very last time.  

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July 24

 When Tragedy Comes Home


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
Andy Burris

TAPS Blog | No matter how much we prepare ourselves as military families, the dreaded knock on the door always comes unseen.  When the tragedy occurs stateside, it catches us all off guard even more.  In the wake of the Chattanooga attack, surviving spouse, Karen Burris, shares what it's like for a family who sees their military loved one off to work on any given day, only to have the unthinkable happen before nightfall.    

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