Legacies Live On - Honoring 30 years

Honoring 30 Years

Recognizing 30 years of TAPS allows us to reflect on the hundreds of thousands of military and veteran survivors we have supported and the thousands of fallen heroes we have honored together as a community of survivors. Though unimaginable loss brought us together, hope unites us and carries us forward. We draw strength from each other and take refuge in the comfort of TAPS — where sacrifice is honored, grief and gratitude coexist, and legacies live on.

Join us as we honor 30 years of TAPS. Return to this page throughout the year as we post stories of resilience, healing, and transformation from survivors who have journeyed through grief with us over the last three decades. They embody the essence of TAPS — a community that comes together to uplift, empower, and honor the memory of our fallen heroes.

TAPS Impact in 2023

This year's Impact Report serves as a chronicle of the incredible journey for the 9,611 new military and veteran supporters we welcomed to our Family of over 100,000. In 2023, over 13,900 survivors attended a TAPS event to share an incredible journey together. While this report highlights milestones, accomplishments, and the spirit of our community, there are thousands of survivors we are waiting to wrap in our love, care, and support.

Explore the 2023 Impact Report. May it inspire and reaffirm our collective commitment to supporting one another on this journey of healing and remembrance.

See also: Previous Year Reports


Survivor Stories of Resilience, Healing, and Transformation

Ashlynne Haycock-Lohmann looking at photos of her parents

TAPS Magazine Spring 2024 »

We hope you will be inspired by the stories we share as living legacies of our loved ones and find support in the resources included in the Spring Issue of the TAPS Magazine. See also past Magazine issues.

Nathaniel Lee and daughter

Legacies Live On Video »

Listen to military survivors who have grown up with TAPS by their side as children. Now adults, they are doing great things in the world as the Living Legacies of America's service and sacrifice.

Ashlynne Haycock-Lohmann with fellow witnesses before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs

The Legacy Lives On »

TAPS is proud to award Deputy Director, TAPS Government and Legislative Affairs Ashlynne Haycock-Lohmann with the 2024 Senator Ted Stevens Leadership Award.