The TAPS Daily - June 24, 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. U.S. coronavirus cases at highest level since April
    (The Hill)
    The daily number of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is the highest it has been since the height of the pandemic two months ago, as several states around the country experience spikes in cases.
  2. MLB announces 60-game season for 2020; Opening Day will be July 23 or 24
    (CBS Sports)
    Major League Baseball is set to return. The MLB Players Association (MLBPA) informed the league Tuesday that players will comply with the outline for a 60-game 2020 season. MLB has supported the TAPS sports program, teams4taps.
  3. FCC to vote in July to make '988' the suicide hotline number
    (WTOP)
    Federal regulators will vote on whether to make “988” the number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. Experts say the three-digit number will be a breakthrough that helps people in crisis.
  4. New York City Marathon canceled because of coronavirus
    (AP)
    The world’s largest marathon was canceled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, with organizers and city officials deciding that holding the race on Nov. 1 would be too risky. Team TAPS has run in honor of fallen heroes in prior NYC Marathons.
  5. Your friendly neighbor Jim Mattis wants you to wear a face mask
    (Task & Purpose)
    Jim Mattis wants you... to wear a face mask during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic so we can beat this "little bugger."

 

TAPS In the News

TAPS In the News

  • Video: Mystical Experiences of the Dying and Bereaved
    Video recording discussion on how religious and cultural influences may affect extraordinary experiences of deathbed visions, near-death journeys and after-death communications.
  • TAPS Magazine - Summer 2020
    The summer edition of TAPS Magazine with stories and messages from across the TAPS Family that honor our fallen heroes, reflect our resilience, and offer encouragement.
  • TAPS News Archive
    Catch up on all the TAPS news stories over the years on the TAPS media resource page. 

 

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

 

TAPS In the News

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