Contributions for 2023

About Love

As we approach this Valentine’s Day, let's reflect on the love in our hearts, both for those here and those lost.

2/1/2023 - Jason Stout
TAPS Care Groups: A Source of Connection, Hope and Healing In Your Local Community

TAPS Care Groups are safe, welcoming spaces in your local area to connect with those who understand grief because they’re experiencing it too.

2/1/2023 - TAPS
Widow’s Tax Now Completely Eliminated

On February 1, 2023, the Widow's Tax is completely eliminated, and future generations of surviving spouses will receive their full survivor benefits.

1/31/2023 - Candace Wheeler
Mentoring the Next Generation of Surviving Children

The TAPS Research Team is currently working on a mixed-method study examining how mentoring others creates a lasting impact on one's own life.

1/24/2023 - Ashley Leal - Jacob Brinneman
Video: Art-Making as a Bridge to Understanding Grief

Video recording of interactive discussion and hands-on activity to help support you on your grief journey (no art experience or special supplies needed).

1/17/2023 - Jennifer Baldwin
Faces of TAPS: Surviving Mother Holly Higgins Story

Read about Holly Higgins, surviving mother of U.S. Air Force Daniel James Johnson, remembering her son and her work with Heroes Journey.

1/12/2023 - TAPS - Holly Higgins
TAPS Survivor Newsletter January 2023

In the beginning of the year and when it ends, TAPS is your family where our loved ones are remembered, and where we come for hope and healing.

1/6/2023 - TAPS Media
Grief and Mental Wellbeing in the New Year

Here are 5 tips for taking extra time for self-care and prioritizing your mental health as you recover from loss.

1/4/2023 - Raylene Moore
The Rewards of Mentoring Military Survivors

In honor of National Mentoring Month, several of our mentors have shared their mentoring story.

1/4/2023 - Amber Loveless - Noah Velazquez - Kristin Cook
New Years: A Time for Self-Exploration

This year, consider a New Year’s exploration: What do you need? How, and who, do you want to be? And what’s keeping you from getting there?

1/3/2023 - TAPS