Stories by Bonnie Carroll


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A 9/11 Reflection: TAPS at the Pentagon Family Assistance Center

Those who lost loved ones on September 11 have become the living legacies of American service and sacrifice and forever part of the TAPS family.

9/10/2021 - Bonnie Carroll
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Have A Coping Plan For Grief During The Holidays

If you have lost a relation or buddy during their military service, it’s important to remember that joy doesn’t belong just to families that are still intact.

12/12/2018 - Bonnie Carroll
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National Defense Radio: Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of TAPS

The National Defense Radio speaks with Bonnie Carroll about the many years TAPS has served those who have lost a loved one serving in the military.

3/3/2018 - Bonnie Carroll
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Freedom for All

I come from a family that understands that freedom is a privilege that must be protected, and that love is the deepest blessing.

4/1/2016 - Bonnie Carroll
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Who is Memorial Day For?

It's for all Americans to remember we enjoy our many freedoms because of a brave few who dedicated their lives to this country.

5/21/2015 - Bonnie Carroll
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Supporting Grieving Military Children: What We All Need To Know

Today to recognize the special challenges that military children face after losing a parent, and the strengths they carry that can help them cope with loss too.

11/15/2012 - Bonnie Carroll
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Honoring a Service Member’s Ultimate Sacrifice

In this post on the New York Times At War blog, TAPS founder Bonnie Carroll discusses the many issues involved in memorializing our fallen military.

3/30/2012 - Bonnie Carroll
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Out of Tragedy

TAPS offers this unique dimension to grief and trauma recovery—survivors reaching out and helping each other. Together we can help each other heal.

6/21/1994 - Bonnie Carroll