The TAPS Daily - August 10, 2020


Welcome to The TAPS Daily - your source for some of the latest news, resources, and thought pieces from across the military and veteran community during the COVID-19 response.


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Today's Highlights

 

  1. What are the 4 new executive orders for COVID relief? Here are the details you should know
    (CNet)
    Ahead of any stimulus bill agreement, President Trump took unilateral action that could affect tens of millions of Americans. Here's what it all means for you.
  2. White House agrees to cover all costs for Guard coronavirus missions for three more states
    (Military Times)
    White House officials agreed to cover all of the costs of National Guard coronavirus response missions for three additional states on Friday in addition to Texas and Florida.
  3. Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in U.S. Children Rose By 40% in Two Weeks This July
    (Time)
    Confirmed coronavirus cases in U.S. children rose this July, bringing the total to almost 340,000.
  4. House will be out of session for additional week in September
    (The Hill)
    House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) announced the chamber won’t be called back into session until September 14, giving members an additional week in their districts next month.
  5. Wave of Post Traumatic Stress may await health workers, first responders on COVID front lines
    (Tampa Bay Times)
    TAPS honorary board member, Bob Delaney, discusses how the COVID-19 battle against an invisible enemy will undoubtedly cause trauma for those on the front lines.
  6. Opinion: Food Network chef: How restaurants can survive the pandemic
    (CNN)
    TAPS friend, Robert Irvine, discusses the changing restaurant landscape and what restaurants need to do in these challenging times to ensure safety of the workforce and customers.
  7. Agent Orange Exposure
    (VA.gov)
    Today is Agent Orange Awareness Day. Find out if you or your loved one are eligible for disability compensation and other benefits for illnesses we believe are caused by Agent Orange.
  8. Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of U.S. atomic bombing
    (Military Times)
    The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked its 75th anniversary of an atomic bombing with the mayor and dwindling survivors urging world leaders to do more for a nuclear weapons ban.

 

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