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March 3

 Kicking Off Our 21st Year - TAPS 2015 Winter in Review


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TAPS Blog | It's been a cold winter here, but there's been so much to warm our hearts this past month as the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) geared up for our 21st year of caring for the families of America's fallen heroes.

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March 3

 Today Is My Day


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Ambard, Linda - Celebrate Life

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard shares how she is learning to live her dreams. She writes, "Developing new dreams when one stands alone is difficult at best. This struggle is ongoing, but as part of living and loving life, I simply must dream again."

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March 2

 Vacationing


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TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Sarah Greene talks about vacations after the death of a loved one. She writes, "We have been on some great memory-making trips, and they have been very rewarding and healing."

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February 28

 Saturday Morning Message: To Leave or Stay


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TAPS Blog | This week a survivor asked how others felt about leaving or staying in the home once shared with their loved one. For me, it wasn’t the home, but rather my workplace that became the problem.

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Mar 3   Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors to Host Widows of Fallen Heroes in Alaska
  Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 2, 2015  ANCHORAGE, AK. - The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) will host 40 military widows at a retreat in Anchorage and Girdwood, Alaska, March 5-7. Through outdoor activities, the widows and fiancées will make lasting friendships to help them on their grief journey.

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Mar 3   Capitals to Host Salute to the Military Night March 5
  Press Release | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 3, 2015  ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will host their 13th annual Salute to the Military Night on Thursday, March 5, during the game against the Minnesota Wild at Verizon Center at 7 p.m. During pregame warm-ups the Capitals will wear camouflage jerseys, which will be signed and auctioned off during the game at section 109. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one.

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Feb 26   Courage Caps campaign in Washington
  News Article : Washington Capitals

Feb 25   2-14-15 Courage Caps Skate Photo Gallery
  News Article : Monumental Foundation

Feb 25   Capitals and MSE Foundation host Courage Caps skating party at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for TAPS
  News Article : Caps Today

Feb 24   Harris Pavilion hosts 'Polar Bear Skate'
  News Article : Inside NoVa


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March 20

 San Antonio Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 San Antonio River Walk

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join us at the San Antonio 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 10

 Fort Campbell Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 Fort Campbell Parents

TAPS Event | There is something for everyone at a TAPS Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp. No matter how long it's been since your loss, the type of loss, or the relationship to your hero, our program is tailored to meet your needs. These events are meaningful, life changing experiences for survivors. You will find a safe environment in which to remember the love and celebrate the life of your loved one.

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April 22

 Arizona Widows Empowerment Retreat
 AZ Wids

TAPS Event | At this unique retreat for those who have lost a relationship partner, we will use a holistic approach to explore ways to move forward within our new normal. If you’ve been asking questions such as “Who am I now? What do I want? How do I get there?” and you are ready to take the next steps toward transforming your life, this retreat will help you along that path.

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April 22

 Austin Parents Retreat
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TAPS Event | Experience the culture, beauty and hospitality of the Lone Star State! Connect with other surviving parents and create lifelong friendships as we celebrate our heroes and help each other push through boundaries and move forward.

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March 3

 Today Is My Day


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Ambard, Linda - Celebrate Life

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard shares how she is learning to live her dreams. She writes, "Developing new dreams when one stands alone is difficult at best. This struggle is ongoing, but as part of living and loving life, I simply must dream again."

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March 2

 Vacationing


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Huey - blog post

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Sarah Greene talks about vacations after the death of a loved one. She writes, "We have been on some great memory-making trips, and they have been very rewarding and healing."

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February 24

 Working Through the Hard Times


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Rachael Hill - Feb. 2015

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Rachael Hill shares ways she uses to get through the tough days. She writes, "Since losing my husband, I have found that it is often easier for things to get thrown off and harder to get myself back together again. Harder, but not impossible."

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