The TAPS Daily - May 26, 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. Video: TAPS President and founder Bonnie Carroll Shares new resources for the American Public on CNN
    (CNN)
    Bonnie Carroll speaks with CNN's John King from Fort McHenry that TAPS is still here for survivors 24/7 and recently launched a new resource page for the American Public.
  2. Video: Remembering military heroes who died by suicide
    (CNN)
    On Memorial Day, CNN's Brianna Keilar remembers the service members and veterans who died by suicide inextricably linked to their service in the military.
  3. Army Reservist Is 3rd Service Member to Die from COVID-19
    (Military.com)
    An active-duty service member died from the novel coronavirus over the Memorial Day weekend, becoming the third U.S. military member to fall victim to the pandemic.
  4. U.S. marks hushed Memorial Day holiday as COVID-19 deaths near 100,000
    (Task and Purpose)
    Americans paid a mostly low-key tribute to those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces on Monday, with many Memorial Day events canceled due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak that has killed nearly 100,000 people in the United States alone.
  5. Memorial Day even more poignant as veterans die from virus
    (Military Times)
    They are among the untold number of veterans who served and survived during times of war only to die in recent weeks from the coronavirus.
  6. Marine and airman launching to space this week are best buds
    (Task and Purpose)
    Astronaut launches are back. And astronauts Hurley and Behnken, are about to embark on a journey of a kind that has only taken place five times in American history.
  7. Watch SpaceX launch live Wednesday
    (Space.com)
    The first launch of American astronauts into orbit on a U.S.-built vehicle from America since 2011 is scheduled for Wednesday, May 27 at 4:33 p.m. Eastern.

 

TAPS In the News

TAPS In the News

 

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

 

Across the TAPS Family

Across the TAPS Family

 

Coronavirus Key Updates

Other Coronavirus News

 

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