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February 21

 Cry to the End of Your Tears


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Cry To the End of Your Tears

TAPS Blog | We can't always let ourselves grieve openly and tearfully, but when we can, it's worth it  — it's important to cry to the end of your tears.

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February 18

 Saturday Morning Message: Special Places


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Snowflake

TAPS Blog | Snowflakes change ordinary places with their unusual beauty. Thanks to the survivors who sent in those special places they remember this week.

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February 14

 5 Ideas to Make it Through Valentine's Day Without Your Love


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Valentine's Day

TAPS Blog | For many of us who have lost a sweetheart – a husband, wife, fiancé, significant other – Valentine’s Day and all the related hoopla can be hard to deal with. Here are five tips that may help keep your head and heart pieced together on what can be a tough day.

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February 11

 Saturday Morning Message: Support from Loved One's Friends


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Run and Remember Battle Buddies - 2

TAPS Blog | Today survivors share how their loved one's friends have honored their fallen comrades. 

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Feb 22   TAPS Honor Guard Gala to recognize NBA, USA Basketball's Support for Families of America's Fallen Heroes
  Press Release | The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) will present the inaugural National Community Partnership Award to the National Basketball Association (NBA) and USA Basketball at the TAPS 2017 Honor Guard Gala on April 12, 2017 in Washington, D.C. The award pays tribute to a member or organization who has shown extraordinary support and personal engagement with the surviving families of America's fallen heroes.

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Feb 17   Sgt. Alicia Hojara -- Superhero Unmasked
  News Article : Defense Video Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
By: Lance Cpl. Cody Lemons

Feb 4   Unified Warrior Foundation plans Continental Divide Trail hike
  News Article : Calhoun Times

Feb 3   Quinn to receive Salute to Service military award
  News Article : The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
By: D. Orlando Ledbetter

Feb 3   Supporting Military Survivors
  News Article : Connection Newspapers

Feb 3   Alaska survivor’s group takes families to the Pro Bowl
  News Article : KTVA
By: Bonney Bowman


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March 1

 Alaska Widows Retreat
 Alaska Widows Retreat 1

TAPS Event | Join fellow surviving widows, fiances and significant others as we find the courage to take control of our lives and honor our fallen heroes through new experiences.

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March 16

 Washington Moms Retreat
 IslandWood Moms 1

TAPS Event | Join fellow surviving moms as we find hope along this journey and honor our sons and daughters through new experiences.

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March 17

 Chicago Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp
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TAPS Event | TAPS Survivor Seminars are inspirational weekends of support, care, and hope. You will be among survivors making connections with those who have suffered a similar loss through our group discussions. Workshops, and activities are at your disposable to encourage you to develop coping skills, life skills, and ways to honor your loved ones, all while cultivating a community of friendship and family that will last a lifetime. Join us as we "Remember the Love, Celebrate the Life, and Share the Journey!"

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March 23

 Coastal Carolina Sea Kayaking Expedition
 Kayaking Expedition 1

TAPS Event | Join your TAPS family on an adventure as we kayak through South Carolina's Barrier Islands and experience some of the most spectacular wilderness ecosystems in the country.

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February 21

 Cry to the End of Your Tears


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Cry To the End of Your Tears

TAPS Blog | We can't always let ourselves grieve openly and tearfully, but when we can, it's worth it  — it's important to cry to the end of your tears.

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February 14

 5 Ideas to Make it Through Valentine's Day Without Your Love


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Valentine's Day

TAPS Blog | For many of us who have lost a sweetheart – a husband, wife, fiancé, significant other – Valentine’s Day and all the related hoopla can be hard to deal with. Here are five tips that may help keep your head and heart pieced together on what can be a tough day.

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November 16

 From Grief to Gratitude


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Dozier, Amy on a path to the beach

TAPS Blog | Some days, it feels like a long stretch to be thankful for these seemingly harsh lessons thrown my way in life, but it's a necessary part of healing as I turn grief into gratitude.

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