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April 23

 Saturday Morning Message: Special Gifts


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TAPS Blog | A knack is a special gift that each of us has. We can share that gift with others in our daily lives. As we work toward our new normal, it is sometimes helpful to look at these knacks to see how they can be used.

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April 16

 Saturday Morning Message: Coping with Lack of Concentration


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Man in the Fog

TAPS Blog | This week’s message centers around understanding the loss of concentration when grieving and the strategies other survivors use to cope.

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April 15

 Facing My Fears On Heartbreak Hill


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Claire Henline

 
linda

TAPS Blog | Three years ago a terrorist attack ended her Boston Marathon goals.  Now she's back to finish the course in honor of her fallen hero.  

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April 11

 Companioning the bereaved is about being still; it is not about frantic movement forward.


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TAPS Blog | Many of the messages that people in grief are given are in opposition to stillness. Yet the paradox for many grievers is that as they try to frantically move forward, they often lose their way. As a companion, your capacity to be still with the mourner will help them honor the deeper voices of quiet wisdom.

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Apr 28   TAPS Siblings Retreat in Destin Provides Adventure, Healing
  Press Release | DESTIN, Fla. - The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) will host surviving siblings of America's fallen military at a retreat in Destin, Fla., May 5-7. The retreat will provide surviving siblings an opportunity to connect with others facing a similar loss, reflect and remember their heroes and inspire one another on their grief journey.

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Apr 20   Parents Find Hope, Healing at TAPS Retreat in Florida
  Press Release | DESTIN, Fla. - The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) will host surviving parents of America's fallen military at a retreat in Destin, Fla., April 28-30. The retreat will allow surviving parents to connect with others facing a similar loss and help them honor the life and legacy of their children.

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Apr 17   Local girl receives TAPS award
  News Article : Jacksonville Daily News
By: Michaela Sumner

Apr 15   Bonnie Carroll to receive 2016 ADEC Clinical Practice Award
  Press Release | Minneapolis, Minn. - Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) President and Founder Bonnie Carroll will receive the 2016 Clinical Practice Award from the Association for Death Education and Counseling (ADEC) on Saturday. One of five annual awards given by ADEC, the Clinical Practice Award is presented for contributions to and continued growth in the field of death, dying and bereavement.

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Apr 14   2016 TAPS Gala Recognizes America's Families of the Fallen
  Press Release | ARLINGTON, Va. - The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) annual Honor Guard Gala on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, celebrated more than two decades of service to families of America's fallen heroes. More than 800 guests gathered at the National Building Museum and included military survivors, senior Administration and Pentagon officials, congressional representatives and TAPS supporters.

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Apr 13   Braves' Jason Grilli helps provide memorable ballpark visit for family of fallen service member
  News Article : FOX 5
By: Jim Lokay


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May 4

 Florida Siblings Retreat
 Miami Water

TAPS Event | Experience the beauty and serenity of the Florida Gulf Coast as we connect with other surviving siblings, create lifelong friendships and celebrate our heroes as we help each other move forward in our journey.

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May 12

 Inner Warrior Ragnar Relay Events - Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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TAPS Event | Join TAPS for a Ragnar Relay event, a challenge that will push you to your limits and strengthen your resolve.

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May 26

 22nd Annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors
 2015 National Parade

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to attend the 22nd Annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors. Join us as we bring together survivors to share a weekend of understanding, hope, courage, and love.

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June 12

 Mid-Atlantic Good Grief Campout
 Good Grief Camp Out Kids Fort Bragg

TAPS Event | TAPS Good Grief Campouts for children and teens provides a safe and supportive atmosphere to conduct activities and opportunities to learn coping skills, establish and identify support systems and create awareness that they are not alone in the grief of their loved one.

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April 15

 Facing My Fears On Heartbreak Hill


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Claire Henline

 
linda

TAPS Blog | Three years ago a terrorist attack ended her Boston Marathon goals.  Now she's back to finish the course in honor of her fallen hero.  

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April 10

 Meet a Mentor: Brittany Johnstone


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Peer Mentor Brittany Johnstone

TAPS Blog | Each connection between a mentor and a mentee is unique. Sometimes, the bond is formed over shared interests or common grief journeys. Some relationships start over a cup of coffee at the local coffee shop. Many times, for Brittany Johnstone, her mentee relationships develop through texting, social media and email.

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April 4

 A Pain That Never Dies


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Claire Henline

 
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TAPS Blog | The death of a fellow soldier can cause ongoing grief and depression.  An Army chaplain shares her story of loss and finding hope again after a battle buddy's death by suicide. 

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