The TAPS Daily - October 15, 2020


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Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. McConnell shoots down $1.8 trillion coronavirus deal, breaking with Trump
    The Hill
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) shot down the prospect of a coronavirus deal totaling between $1.8 trillion and $2.2 trillion.
  2. Justin Trudeau: No Canada border reopening until U.S. controls COVID-19
    USA Today
    In an interview Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country is committed to keeping the border closed until the United States gets control of COVID-19.
  3. AUSA Honors 2020 National Award Winners - Chef Robert Irvine
    AUSA
    AUSA presented its National Service Award to TAPS supporter and good friend, Robert Irvine, in recognition of his philanthropic work on behalf of the military, veterans, and their families.
  4. It's Almost Impossible to Get COVID-19 on an Airplane, New Military Study Suggests
    Military.com
    A new military-led study shows there is a low risk for passengers traveling aboard large commercial aircraft to contract an airborne virus such as COVID-19.
  5. Army National Guardsmen are working at election polling sites out of uniform
    Task & Purpose
    In what they see as a natural part of upholding their oath, National Guard soldiers are volunteering to fill poll worker shortages in their communities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  6. It's Time To Make Your Plan To Vote: Bring Your PPE and Patience
    NPR
    Making Election Day safer starts with taking measures to stop COVID-19 spread now.
  7. ‘The Right Stuff’ shows how military test pilots were the heroes America needed
    We Are The Mighty
    A new Disney+ series is a throwback to an aspirational time in U.S. history that proved ordinary humans can achieve extraordinary feats. TAPS has worked with Disney to provide meaningful experiences supporting families of the fallen through TAPS Sports & Entertainment program.

 

TAPS In the News

TAPS In the News

 

Government Relations / Benefits

Government Relations / Benefits

 

Grief / Mourning

Grief / Mental Health / Wellness

 

Military News

Military News

 

Veteran News

Veteran News

 

 

Survivor News

Military Family News

 

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