The TAPS Daily - July 21, 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.


Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. Study says actual number of COVID-19 cases is far greater than thought
    (ABC News)
    The number of people who have had COVID-19 is much greater than the official case count, according to data analysis released by the CDC.
  2. Concerns about federal agents wearing military camo raised by DoD in after-action review
    (Military Times)
    DoD has raised concerns that federal agents are identifying themselves and dressing in ways that will confuse the public and misattribute actions to military personnel.
  3. Are seniors being put at risk if children return to school?
    (ABC News)
    3.3 million senior Americans live with school-aged children. Reopening schools poses risk for them, especially minorities who are more likely to live in multi-generational households.
  4. Dr. Anthony Fauci To Throw First Pitch For Washington Nationals' Season Opener
    (NPR)
    The Washington Nationals, a teams4taps partner, announced Dr. Anthony Fauci will throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day when baseball returns this Thursday.
  5. Veteran Status Left Out of Census Count
    (Military.com)
    The U.S. Census does not collect veteran status. Without it though, organizations that focus on helping veterans find jobs and housing may not receive enough funding to support them.
  6. Meet the 8-year-old whose raised about $100,000 to help veterans and their families
    (Military.com)
    Tyler Stallings was only 4-years-old when he first set out to help homeless veterans. Since then, he’s raised an estimated $100,000 and thousands of supplies for veterans and military families.
  7. Black Rifle Coffee Backs HunterSeven Toxic Exposure Research
    (Connecting Vets)
    In memory of veterans who died of toxic exposure, a major veteran-owned company is backing key, potentially life-saving research with HunterSeven, a TAPS partner.

 

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