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TAPS MAGAZINE - Winter 2015
Winter 2015 Cover

TAPS Magazine is published quarterly and sent free of charge to survivors, their friends and family, service members, and professionals who work with U.S. military survivors. Subscribe to the TAPS Magazine.

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Marine Corps Marathon Kids Fun Run  
Holiday traditions are part of a family’s collective memory. Traditions define families and communities.  More»
Surviving the Holidays Book Cover  
After my brother, I didn’t know what to do Christmas..  More»

Christmas Tree  
Have you found joy? It is especially hard as the holiday season approaches..  More»
Team TAPS Staff Member Performing Yoga  
The pain of loss may make it difficult to find energy for anything other than half-hearted New Year’s resolutions.  More»

Windy25 Check Presentation  
April marks the sixth annual Windy25 Memorial 5K and the 11th anniversary of the fateful Army helicopter crash in Afghanistan that forged..  More»
Haycock Baby Picture  

Grief Reactivated
By Ashlynne Haycock

My father died almost 14 years ago of a heart attack while training to deploy.  More»

Little Girl Next to Christmas Tree  
If you’ve ever seen the movie Elf, you know that there are times you just might not “fit in.” Whether you need to dig into the holidays..  More»
Munoz, National Military Suicide Survivor Seminar  

Letter from TAPS
By Emily Muñoz

The full weight of the impending holidays may be heavy on your mind and heart when you receive this magazine. Thanksgiving has come and gone..  More»

Mom and Son by Christmas Tree  

Prepare Yourself for the Holidays
By Bonnie Carroll and Alan D. Wolfelt

Because the person who died is no longer there to share..  More»
TAPS Coffee Mug, Calendar  
The old saying is true: "If there is an elephant in the room, introduce him.  More»

Callanon, Casey  
A week after the conclusion of the 18th Annual TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp when we received an email..   More»
teams4taps second anniversary  
The teams4taps program celebrated its two-year anniversary in November.  More»

Retreat Photo Mountain Background  
We have had quite the journey together, haven't we? Thank you for being there for me in my darkest hours ..  More»
Winter 2015 Cover
TAPS Magazine is dedicated to the brave men and women who died while serving with the Armed Forces, and to their survivors.
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