Find Inspiration Within the TAPS Magazine

TAPS Magazine is dedicated to America's fallen heroes and their surviving families and friends. 

This quarterly magazine is sent free of charge to anyone interested in receiving it, including survivors, service members, supporters, and grief professionals. Subscribe to the TAPS Magazine.

The articles in each edition are written by military survivors, grief professionals, and TAPS staff. We hope you find inspiration, comfort, support, resources, and a sense of belonging within these pages. 


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Your stories can bring hope and healing to our TAPS families. If you would like to share a story about your loved one or your grief journey, we would love to hear from you. All submissions will be considered for TAPS Magazine, our stories, and other TAPS publications. We invite you to read our submission policy and submit your story


Latest Magazine Articles


Good vs. Bad Pain

Pain can be a valuable teacher. But as much as we may learn from it, we may also feel compelled to avoid it.


20 Years of TEAM TAPS

This twenty-year journey is a story filled with passion, determination, reverence, love and a happenstance or two thrown in along the way.


Like a Leaf on the Water

A surviving father shares his grief journey in a poem and encourages us that there can be happiness again.


Ready to Mentor – Ready to Heal

Peer support is so important not only for other survivors to know they’re not alone in this journey but also for ourselves. It gives us purpose again in our life.