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


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.


My TAPS Journey

Amanda lost both her brother and her boyfriend. She recounts how her TAPS family has helped her in her grief journey.


Healing Your Grieving Heart

Ideas from the book “Healing Your Grieving Heart After A Military Death – 100 Practical Ideas for Families and Friends” written by TAPS Founder and President Bonnie Carroll and Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.