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September 24

 Saturday Morning Message: Coping with Emotions


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2016 National Survivor Good Grief Camp

TAPS Blog | This week’s question was about coping with the emotions of grief. Leslie, mother of Eugene, wrote, “How do I cope with the loss of my son? I don't. I have learned to live a new normal without him. I have learned to celebrate the 33 years I had with him. I choose to remember all and laugh and cry.”

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September 23

 Flashlight Moments


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Little, Ami and Donald

TAPS Blog | That is when I found hope — when my flashlight turned on. The most healing aspects of it all have been the countless opportunities I have been given to pass hope, to hand over the flashlight, to someone else.

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September 22

 Lifting Others From the Darkness of Grief


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Bertun, Lance Cpl. Charles 'Chas' J

TAPS Blog | With his precious gift left at the bench, I witnessed the kindness still found in this world, and that became my light. I began the hard work of learning to quiet my mind in order to hear my son’s voice.

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September 20

 The Knock


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Brown, Airman Apprentice James III

TAPS Blog | The knock. It changes your life forever. It’s an experience I wish on no one.

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Sep 24   For those with the often solitary task of caring for disabled vets, help is on the way
  News Article : Military Times
By: Patricia Kime

Sep 20   TAPS Joins Forces with West Point Runners to Honor Families of America's Fallen Heroes
  Press Release | Arlington, Va. - The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is excited to announce their partnership with West Point's U.S. Army Garrison Installation Family & MWR to honor those who have lost loved ones to military service, regardless of circumstance, through physical and social activities.

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Sep 14   Team Rose provides unique caddy experience to fallen hero's son during BMW Championship
  News Article : PGA TOUR

Sep 13   American Red Cross Launches New Hero Care App
  Press Release | WASHINGTON - The American Red Cross is unveiling a new Hero Care App to help members of the military, veterans and their families identify and access both emergency and non-emergency Red Cross services from anywhere in the world.

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Sep 6   TAPS Shares Message of Hope, Help, Healing for National Suicide Prevention Awareness
  Press Release | ARLINGTON, Va. - September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. For those who have lost a loved one in the military to suicide, this month represents helping others in crisis to save lives in the future.

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Aug 22   Families of the Fallen Honored at The Barclays
  Press Release | FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - The PGA TOUR and The Barclays will host the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and families of America's fallen service members on Tuesday, Aug. 23, as part ofBirdies for the Brave. The Barclays will provide surviving military families with complimentary tournament access for the day as part of their annual military appreciation day.

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September 30

 National Military Suicide Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 2012 Suicide Survivor Seminar 2

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join TAPS for a special program of comfort and support for all those grieving the suicide loss of a loved one who served in the Armed Forces. Come honor your hero and share his or her life, memory and service with others who have lost a loved one to suicide.

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October 7

 Inner Warrior Ragnar Trail Carolinas
 Ragnar Relay Photo 1

TAPS Event | Join TAPS for the Ragnar Trail Carolinas, a challenge that will push you to your limits and strengthen your resolve.

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October 8

 Hawaii Women's Empowerment Retreat
 Hawaii Beach

TAPS Event | You are warmly invited to join TAPS for a special retreat for women dealing with the loss of a loved one who served in the military.

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October 16

 Dude Ranch All Populations Retreat
 2015 Arizona Widows Empowerment Retreat Photos

TAPS Event | Learn about life on the ranch as you connect with other survivors and overcome obstacles together. This retreat is open to spouses and relationship partners, siblings, parents, and adult children who have lost a loved one who served in the military.

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September 23

 Flashlight Moments


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Little, Ami and Donald

TAPS Blog | That is when I found hope — when my flashlight turned on. The most healing aspects of it all have been the countless opportunities I have been given to pass hope, to hand over the flashlight, to someone else.

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September 22

 Lifting Others From the Darkness of Grief


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Bertun, Lance Cpl. Charles 'Chas' J

TAPS Blog | With his precious gift left at the bench, I witnessed the kindness still found in this world, and that became my light. I began the hard work of learning to quiet my mind in order to hear my son’s voice.

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September 20

 The Knock


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Brown, Airman Apprentice James III

TAPS Blog | The knock. It changes your life forever. It’s an experience I wish on no one.

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