The TAPS Daily - June 17, 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. White House Unveils Roadmap Aiming to End Veterans Suicide Crisis
    (Military.com)
    TAPS was present at the White House as the PREVENTS task force unveiled a long-awaited plan to address the problem of veterans' suicides -- a "roadmap" that includes suicide prevention training across professions, a public awareness campaign, community partnerships and promotion of safe storage of weapons for firearms owners.
  2. 'I could fill an ocean with the tears': Wife of crashed F-15 pilot mourns his loss
    (Air Force Times)
    The heartbroken wife of a pilot killed when a US F-15 fighter plane crashed into the North Sea has today vowed to "love him for eternity".
  3. The essential coronavirus FAQ
    (PBS)
    Read this guide on what we know about coronavirus, from scientists, doctors and public health experts — a resource that changes alongside our understanding of the virus.
  4. 7 ways to feel happier during the coronavirus pandemic
    (Today)
    A new poll found Americans are the unhappiest they've been in 50 years, but there are ways to feel happier — even during a global pandemic.
  5. WWII Rangers One Step Closer to Congressional Gold Medal
    (Connecting Vets)
    A bill passed unanimously in the Senate to award the Army Rangers who took part in the D-Day invasion with a Congressional Gold Medal.

 

TAPS In the News

TAPS In the News

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Government Relations / Benefits

Government Relations / Benefits

 

Grief / Mourning

Grief / Trauma / Mental Health

 

Military News

Military News

 

Veteran News

Veteran News

 

Survivor News

Military Family News

 

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