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May 21

 Saturday Morning Message: Memorial Day Activities


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Annie Murphy - Flag at Palisades Mall

TAPS Blog | This picture is the American flag next to a banner designed by Anne, mother of Michael, which is placed in a mall near her home to remind people of Memorial Day’s meaning.

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May 16

 P.S. I’ve Got A Big Secret


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
heartsunset

TAPS Blog | A surviving spouse has a special secret to share that may have you dreaming and hoping again too.  

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May 14

 Saturday Morning Message: Pet Comfort


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Pets - Donnas Yorkie Gator

TAPS Blog | The opening picture was sent by Donna, mother of Eric. It is a picture of one of her Yorkies, Gator, who is nuzzling her best friend’s puppy. Sharing your space with a pet can be very rewarding. Just having them cuddle up next to you when you are feeling down can be so uplifting.

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May 8

 Mother's Day Thoughts


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
lanechildren

TAPS Blog | Mothers' Day for those who've lost both a child and a mother is a unique experience.  

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May 28   Pentagon embraces survivors at TAPS event
  News Article : Defense Media Activity, DoD News
By: Jim Garamone

May 28   Gold star mom
  News Article : Andalusia Star News
By: Michele Gerlach

May 28   Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors visits the Pentagon
  News Article : Navy
By: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) George M. Bell, U.S. Navy Office of Information

May 27   Nats fan surprise interviews Ryan Zimmerman
  News Article : CBS DC
By: Brian Tinsman

May 27   Yellow Ribbons United, TAPS bring together NFL players for kids of fallen service members
  News Article : Huffington Post
By: Karen Hart

May 27   Ryan Zimmerman surprises Nats fan who lost father in Iraq
  News Article : MASN
By: Johnny Holliday


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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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June 14

 Atlanta Widows Retreat
 Atlanta, Georgia

TAPS Event | Join us in Atlanta for a time of healing and connection with fellow surviving widows, fiances and significant others and swim with whale sharks at the Georgia Aquarium.

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June 23

 IslandWood Family Campout
 Wilderness Lakes Hills

TAPS Event | This unique retreat for the whole family will encourage personal discovery in the great outdoors as surviving spouses and children deepen relationships and work together to move forward on their journey.

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July 18

 Wisconsin Womens Retreat
 Wisc women

TAPS Event | Join us for a time of healing and connection with fellow surviving mom, sisters, adult daughters, widows, fiances, and significant others.

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May 16

 P.S. I’ve Got A Big Secret


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
heartsunset

TAPS Blog | A surviving spouse has a special secret to share that may have you dreaming and hoping again too.  

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May 8

 Mother's Day Thoughts


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
lanechildren

TAPS Blog | Mothers' Day for those who've lost both a child and a mother is a unique experience.  

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May 5

 The Final Commute


Posted by:
Claire Henline

 
sec60arrival

TAPS Blog | My dad and I commuted all our lives together and music accompanied us on those travels.  Cinco de Mayo marks the day of our last journey, our last playlist, at Arlington National Cemetery. 

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