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You are Invited to the attend the TAPS Honor Guard Gala

Join us in supporting the families of our fallen military members

April 12, 2017
National Building Museum
Washington, DC
6:00 p.m Reception | 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program


"No organization is … as responsible for the sense of confidence that … our families would be taken care of than TAPS. And beyond what TAPS does for the families, I would tell you when you look at the courage and the discipline and the commitment of our men and women in uniform, it comes in part because of organizations like TAPS. It comes in part because of the support that’s in this room." ~ Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford speaking at the 2016 TAPS Honor Guard Gala

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Masters of Ceremony
Kyra Phillips, CNN, and John Roberts, Fox News

Bonnie Carroll
Founder and President of TAPS

TAPS Senator Ted Stevens Leadership Award
Presented to Jaclyn Mariano, surviving daughter
of Master Sgt. Jude Mariano, Air Force

Keynote Address
General Joseph Dunford
 USMC, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

TAPS 2017 National Community Partnership Award
Presented to the National Basketball Association
and USA Basketball


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Leadership Committe


Pat Burke
President and CEO, HSBC Bank USA

Jerry DeMuro
President and CEO, BAE Systems, Inc.

Harriet Dominique
Senior Vice President, USAA

Mark Grier
Vice Chairman, Prudential Financial, Inc.

Gregory Hayes
President and CEO, United Technologies Corporation

Wilson Jones
President and CEO, Oshkosh Corporation

Billy Maynard
President & CEO, Health Net Federal Services

Lewis Von Thaer
Chief Executive Officer, DynCorp International

John Wood
Chief Executive Officer, Telos Corporation


Hugh Amundson
Raytheon Company

Mike Bouchard
Janus Global Operations

Brian Conklin

Sharon Duke
United Concordia Dental

Bill Earle
Nat Assn of Beverage Importers

Kevin Fromer

Greg Gass
GE Aviation

Glenn Gray
TriWest Healthcare Alliance

Matt Green
Leonardo DRS

Buzz Hefti, Chairman Emeritus
TAPS Board of Directors

Peter Holland
United Technologies Corporation

Lisa Iannarino
CSRA, Inc.


Lesley Kalan
Northrup Grumman Corporation

Jim Lovelace
L-3 Technologies

Tracy Malone
UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans

Mark Meservey
Oshkosh Defense

Mary Claire Murphy

Chris Peace, Co-Chair
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Allison Phillipp
Telos Corporation

Jason Rossbach, Co-Chair
DynCorp International

Sarah Saxton
Atlas Research

Charles Sevola
Prudential Financial

Shelly Stoneman
BAE Systems, Inc.

Pam Swanson
Health Net Federal Services

Ambassador Committee
 Ellyn Dunford
Spouse of General Joseph Dunford, USMC
 Dawn Goldfein
Spouse of General David Goldfein, USAF
 Hollyanne Milley
Spouse of General Mark Milley, USA
 Sally Lengyel
Spouse of General Joseph Lengyel, USAF
 D’Arcy Neller
Spouse of General Robert Neller, USMC
 Fran DeNinno-Zukunft
Spouse of Admiral Paul Zukunft, USCG
 Dana Richardson
Spouse of Admiral John Richardson, USN
 Debbie Allyn
Spouse of General Daniel Allyn, USA
 Kelly Hokanson
Spouse of Lt. General Dan Hokanson, USA
 Susan Bender
Spouse of Lt. General William Bender, USAF
 Claudia Michel
Spouse of Admiral Charles Michel, USCG
 Janet Cantrell
Spouse of MCPOCG Steven Cantrell, USCG
 Patricia Moran
Spouse of Admiral Bill Moran, USN
 Sheila Casey
Spouse of General George Casey, USA (Ret)
 Deborah Mullen, Chair
Spouse of Admiral Michael Mullen, USN (Ret)
 Annette Conway
Spouse of General James Conway, USMC (Ret)
 Suzie Schwartz
Spouse of General Norton Schwartz, USAF (Ret)
 Holly Dailey
Spouse of SMA Dan Dailey, USA
 Gail Walters
Spouse of General Glenn Walters, USMC
 Margaret Gibson
Spouse of The Honorable Sloan Gibson
 Sue Whelan
Spouse of MajGen Martin Whelan, USAF (Ret)
 Elka Giordano
Spouse of MPCON Steven Giordano, USN
 Nancy Wilson
Spouse of General Stephen Wilson, USAF
  Mary Winnefeld
Spouse of Admiral James Winnefeld, USN (Ret)
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For more information or to offer your support, please call 202-256-9426 or by email: katie.maness@taps.org 


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