The TAPS Daily - October 16, 2020


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Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. TAPS National Military Suicide Survivor Seminar and Family Program
    Register to join us this weekend for the TAPS Virtual National Military Suicide Survivor Seminar and Family Program.
  2. TAPS In Action - TAPS Policy Team advocates on behalf of surviving military families
    TAPS
    TAPS is committed to supporting and advancing policy and legislation to strengthen the families of America’s fallen military heroes.
  3. In open split, top general, national security adviser clash on Afghanistan troop withdrawal
    ABC News
    President Donald Trump's top military chief and national security adviser are in open disagreement about U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
  4. Future of coronavirus relief bill uncertain as White House and Democrats continue negotiations
    CBS News
    The White House and Speaker Nancy Pelosi inched closer to a deal on coronavirus relief legislation, but opposition continues to dim prospects for a bill ahead of the election.
  5. Here's what you need to know about the new Army and Navy national museums
    Military Times
    The National Museum of the United States Army next month and the Navy has unveiled plans for a National Museum of the U.S. Navy in the nation’s capital slated for 2025.
  6. Sharing Love One Mask at a Time
    TAPS
    TAPS Survivor Care Team manager shares her motivation to make masks during the coronavirus pandemic and how sewing is an important part of her self-care routine.
  7. Hispanic family defines meaning of service
    We Are The Mighty
    National Hispanic Heritage Month honors those who have positively influenced and enriched American society - like the nine Fuentes brothers who all answered the call to duty.
  8. Mom makes elaborate Halloween costumes out of cardboard boxes. Get her step-by-step guide
    ABC News
    You don’t need to spend much on a Halloween costume when cardboard boxes abound!

 

 

TAPS In the News

TAPS In the News

  • A Second Chance and a Family Healed
    A TAPS survivor shares how going to the Montana Men's Retreat helped him take a burden from his shoulders and his heart as well as heal his family.
  • Grandma's Garden of Life
    TAPS Outdoors Manager shares lessons learned from her grandmother and how even in her death she made life’s blooms brighter and fuller.
  • A Comforting Companion for the Journey
    The TAPS Peer Mentor program can offer you the opportunity to make a difference or provide strength and encouragement as you cope with loss.
  • Join The Team TAPS Celebration
    For 20 years, Team TAPS has honored our heroes and raised awareness of the TAPS mission. Join us through December 31 as we celebrate this milestone with a virtual movement.
  • A Breath of Fresh Air - Getting & Staying Grounded
    TAPS Outdoors wants to help you reconnect with the natural world in simple yet meaningful ways with weekly activities you can do anywhere.
  • 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 / Mental Health / Wellness

 

Military News

Military News

 

Veteran News

Veteran News

 

 

Survivor News

Military Family News

 

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