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February 13

 Birthdays Without Dad


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
burralliciajohnson

TAPS Blog | The only birthday she ever spent with her dad was the day she was born.  A daughter shares the impact of her father's absence in her life.  

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February 13

 Saturday Morning Message: Caring Replies to Survivor Question


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Little Girls Hugging

TAPS Blog | Caring comes in many forms. One way is to share our thoughts when another survivor asks a question. This week, there were many responses to Annette’s question about how to answer others when they ask, “How many children do you have?” I hope you find one or a combination of several replies that is just the right one for you.

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February 12

 Moving Past The Guilt


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
phonecallwait

TAPS Blog | She missed her husband's call while he was deployed. Not returning it in time would cause years of guilt, but also an important lesson to always let others know how much they mean to you. 

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February 8

 Get Texts From Your TAPS Family!


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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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Feb 12   Ruocco to Receive American Association of Suicidology Loss Survivor of the Year Award
  Press Release | ARLINGTON, Va. - Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Chief External Relations Officer for Suicide Prevention and Postvention Kim Ruocco will receive the American Association of Suicidology's (AAS) Loss Survivor of the Year Award at the national convention in Chicago, Ill., April 2, 2016.

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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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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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February 13

 Birthdays Without Dad


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
burralliciajohnson

TAPS Blog | The only birthday she ever spent with her dad was the day she was born.  A daughter shares the impact of her father's absence in her life.  

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February 12

 Moving Past The Guilt


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
phonecallwait

TAPS Blog | She missed her husband's call while he was deployed. Not returning it in time would cause years of guilt, but also an important lesson to always let others know how much they mean to you. 

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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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