Find Inspiration Within the TAPS Magazine

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

The magazine is published quarterly and 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 inspiration, comfort, support, resources and a sense of belonging within these pages. 

Latest Magazine Articles


Hope in the Heavens

Like clay on a potter’s wheel, we are continually sculpted into a work of art through our life experiences, including our grief journey.


Tips for Scholarship Season

TAPS Education Support Services is available to help you throughout the college and scholarship application process.


The Richard Tree: Never Forgotten

But that’s the beauty of the Richard Tree. When people see it for the first time, the ornaments require the telling of moments in our son’s life.


Holiday Wish List for the Grieving

For some of us, happy and merry and joy are the remotest emotions of our heart during the holiday season. Too many memories. Too many traditions.