The TAPS Daily - September 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. Disaster relief at the intersection of multiple horrors: Fires and COVID-19
    (Stars & Stripes)
    As wildfires rage in the West and hurricanes pummel the Gulf Coast, disaster aid has been forced to evolve, for better or for worse.
  2. 'Very serious situation' unfolding in Europe, WHO warns, as cases rise dramatically
    (CNBC)
    There are growing concerns in Europe at what is being seen as an alarming rise in coronavirus cases.
  3. How to stay safe when hitting the polls this election season
    (ABC News)
    With less than two months to go before the U.S. presidential election, many Americans are worried about voting safely during the pandemic.
  4. Flu season could coincide with 2nd wave of COVID-19: Here's everything you need to know
    (Good Morning America)
    Many experts are concerned about a second wave of COVID-19 in the fall, which could emerge during the start of flu season.
  5. National Guard Officer Says Feds Considered Using 'Heat Ray' on D.C. Protesters
    (Military.com)
    A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices to deal with protesters outside the White House in June.
  6. Young people are moving home more than ever during the pandemic
    (NBC News)
    52 percent of people ages 18 to 29 are living with their parents because of the pandemic.
  7. Eisenhower Memorial honors president, WWII Allied commander in chief
    (Military Times)
    The 34th president will be honored on Thursday at the long-awaited opening ceremony of the Eisenhower Memorial in Washington.
  8. Viral Tiktok Shows Kindergarten Teacher's Energy During Video Classes
    (BuzzFeed News)
    If there was any question about the hard work teachers are putting in during the pandemic, take a look at the intensity with which Mackenzie, 24, teaches her kindergarteners about the #4.
  9. 30 Years After Doctor Saved His Life As A Baby, This Paramedic Got To Return The Favor.
    (Inspire More)
    Both men were astounded by the sheer coincidence that lead them to one another once again.

 

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