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


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If you would like to share a short statement for print in our Dear TAPS section of the TAPS Magazine on how a TAPS program, event and/or resource has helped you heal, complete our Dear TAPS submission form.


Latest Magazine Articles


He is in the Wind

On National Vietnam War Veterans Day, we honor the military who served in the Vietnam War, many of whom didn't receive a proper welcome home.


Healing Is In Session

After loss, our brains struggle to make sense of where we are and where we’re going. We must learn again where we need to go and create a new path.


The Legacy Lives On

TAPS is proud to award Deputy Director, Government and Legislative Affairs Ashlynne Haycock-Lohmann with the Senator Ted Stevens Leadership Award.


Leaving a Mark on History

U.S. Air Force Veteran shares the incredible story of a World War II veteran, and one of the many Marines who took part in the invasion of Iwo Jima.


Grief Is.

Surviving battle buddy shares how grief impacts every part of our life, that grief is a natural, powerful human emotion purely driven by love.


A Toast to the Ones We Lost

This New Year's Eve, we remember those we have lost and try to live with a faith that only their death could bring out of us: newfound hope and optimism.


Becoming Someone’s Why

Close to 100 military and veteran surviving family members, representing 25 states, walked the halls of the U.S. Capitol in late September.


Godwinks: We Know

Surviving father and poet shares a Godwinks poem in remembrance and honor of his son.