Join Us at the TAPS Honor Guard Gala

Join Us at the TAPS Honor Guard Gala

The TAPS Honor Guard Gala recognizes and honors our military, U.S. government contractors and civilians lost in service to America and the families they have left behind.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2021
National Building Museum
440 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C.
6:00 p.m. Reception | 7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program

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Black Tie (optional) or equivalent military dress.
Complimentary valet parking available.
For more information, call (202) 588-TAPS (8277) or email Gala@TAPS.org.


The lives of those we love, remember and honor are careved into our souls, imprinted on our hearts and woven into the fabric of our nation. They make us stronger, they inspire us, and in the way, they are eternal - quote Bonnie Carroll


Honorees
 

 

Nathaniel Lee

TAPS Senator
Ted Stevens
Leadership Award

Presented to
Captain
Nathaniel Lee, USSF

 

Melissa Simpson

TAPS Millitary
Mentor of
the Year Award

Presented to
Master Sergeant
Melissa Simpson, USAF (Ret.)

 

It's about the ability of something small having an enormous impact - that's what TAPS Does one person at a time. - General Martin Dempsey


TAPS Ambassadors


Hollyanne Milley
Spouse of
General Mark Milley, USA


Laura Hyten
Spouse of
General John Hyten, USAF


Linda Gilday
Spouse of
Admiral Mike Gilday, USN


Donna Berger
Spouse of
General David Berger, USMC


Sharene Brown
Spouse of
General C.Q. Brown, USAF


Mollie Raymond
Spouse of
General Jay Raymond, USSF


Dawn Schultz
Spouse of
Admiral Karl Schultz, USCG


Kelly Hokanson
Spouse of
General Daniel Hokanson, USA



Alexandra Grinston
Spouse of
SMA Michael Grinston, USA


Sally Lengyel
Spouse of
General Joseph Lengyel, USAF (Ret.)


Ruth Lescher
Spouse of
Admiral Bill Lescher, USN


Leann Martin
Spouse of
General Joe Martin, USA


Deborah Mullen
Chair
TAPS Ambassador Committee


Donna Ray
Spouse of
Admiral Charles Ray, USCG


Rachel Rush
Spouse of
CMS Roger Towberman, USSF


Karin Sasseville
Spouse of
LT GEN Marc Sasseville, USAF


Amy Smith
Spouse of
MCPON Russell Smith, USN


Catherine Thomas
Spouse of
General Gary Thomas, USMC


Mary Thompson
Spouse of
General David Thompson, USSF


Amy Vanderhaden
Spouse of
MCPOCG Jason Vanderhaden, USCG