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October 25

 Saturday Morning Message: Honoring Loved Ones With Service


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TAPS Blog | This week survivors share how they have honored their loved ones through service to others. Their stories are full of courage and the emotions they have as they serve others while celebrating the lives of their loved ones adding to their healing at the same time.

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October 20

 Hope Against All Hope


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TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard speaks about what has helped her move forward and what grounds her along the way. She writes, "I choose to hope against all hope that one day I will see Phil again, but until then I find peace in the God winks and in my quiet faith that blazes even still."

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October 18

 Saturday Morning Message: Preserving Special Items


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TAPS Blog | Mementos are those gifts we take out to help make it through the rough days. Survivors have written this week about ways they have kept these items, so they will always be close at hand.

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Oct 24   Marine Corps Marathon Runner Kyle Balduf Draws Inspiration from Brother
  News Article : CNN Washington

Oct 24   At Marine Corps Marathon, runners find their own reasons
  News Article : Washington Post
By: James Wagner

Oct 22   Group Hopes to Raise More Than $200K for Grieving Military Families
  News Article : Government Executive
By: Kellie Lunney

Oct 20   Bob Derga running with "Team 3/25" to honor his son and other Marines killed in action
  News Article : Cleveland Plain Dealer
By: Brian Albrecht

Oct 12   Sidestepping Depression Stigma
  News Article : Psych Central
By: Ella Jameson

Oct 12   Suicide survivors gather for retreat on St. Pete Beach
  News Article : Bay News 9
By: Chris Hopper


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November 5

 TAPS/USO New York City Adult Children Getaway
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TAPS Event | TAPS is excited to announce we are partnering with the USO for an incredible getaway to New York City for surviving adult children November 5-7th, 2014. Flights, lodging, group meals, and activity tickets will be provided.

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November 14

 Fort Bragg Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 2012 San Diego Women

TAPS Event | TAPS Survivor Seminars are an inspirational weekend of support, care, and hope.  You will be among survivors making connections with those who have suffered a similar loss through our group discussions.  Workshops, and activities are at your disposable to encourage you to develop coping skills, life skills, and ways to honor your loved ones, all while cultivating a community of friendship and family that will last a lifetime.  Join us as we “Remember the Love, Celebrate the Life, and Share the Journey!”

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November 19

 Savannah Women’s Retreat
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TAPS Event | Join us in beautiful Savannah, GA for the first of it’s kind retreat for women of all relationships. This unique opportunity will provide a time to get to know other women who have gone through a similar loss. We will share the stories of our loved ones, have fun and build friendships that will last far longer than the week!

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December 5

  Florida Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
 2012 Florida Balloon Release

TAPS Event | TAPS Survivor Seminars are an inspirational weekend of support, care, and hope.  You will be among survivors making connections with those who have suffered a similar loss through our group discussions.  Workshops, and activities are at your disposable to encourage you to develop coping skills, life skills, and ways to honor your loved ones, all while cultivating a community of friendship and family that will last a lifetime.  Join us as we “Remember the Love, Celebrate the Life, and Share the Journey!”

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October 20

 Hope Against All Hope


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Hope

TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Linda Ambard speaks about what has helped her move forward and what grounds her along the way. She writes, "I choose to hope against all hope that one day I will see Phil again, but until then I find peace in the God winks and in my quiet faith that blazes even still."

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October 13

 Is it OK?


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TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving spouse Shanette Booker shares about how she worried about the perceptions others had of her after her husband died. She realized though people would always question another's intentions. She writes, "The way I see it is it's your life and you have to continue living it, no one else… So live it doing everything you want, your way, because IT IS OK!"

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October 6

 A Milestone- Cody's 21st Birthday


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TAPS Blog | Today on the TAPS Blog, surviving mother Peggy Scallorn speaks about how she and her family asked others to share random acts of kindness to honor her son for the milestone of his 21st birthday. She wrote, "Instead of great sadness and tears on this special birthday, I had smiles from ear to ear knowing that good deeds were being done. Even in my son's death he still finds a way to inspire me."

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