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April 30

 Saturday Morning Message: Healthy Ways to Step Away from Grief


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TAPS Blog | Grief is a tiring experience. There are times when we all need to step away for a bit to regroup. This week, survivors showed some healthy ways they take care of themselves and reduce the stress of grief.

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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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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

 
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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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Apr 29   Honor, gratitude, rock n' roll
  News Article : Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
By: Jocelyn Murphy

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 28   Josh Norman Tosses Out First Pitch At Nats Park
  News Article : Washington Redskins
By: Jake Kring-Schreifels

Apr 28   GOP Women of Clifton to Hosts Author Peter Pollak
  News Article : The Connection

Apr 28   TAPS kicks off benefit season with country songwriter show and dinner
  News Article : Aurora Sentinel
By: Chris Harrop

Apr 28   Helping survivors heal
  News Article : Military Officer - May 2016
By: Emily O'Neill


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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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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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