29 Apr '14, 11am

Fallen #soldiers' families find support, healing through grief program #military

Fallen #soldiers' families find support, healing through grief program #military

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — After the folded American flag is presented and the military funeral service concludes, the journey of grieving the loss of a loved one begins for families all over the country. The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, or TAPS. an organization that has been helping survivors of fallen military members for 20 years, held one of its regional grief seminars at Fort Carson over the weekend that culminated Sunday with the presentation of art collages created by participants to portray the painful and powerful impacts of an active duty soldier's death. Members of about 150 families from Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota formed a circle and held hands, many crying through smiles and giggles, to conclude the seminar that focused on supporting them through the deaths of military members who were their children, brothers, sisters, husbands, w...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/us/fallen-soldiers-families-f...

Tweets

.@FLOTUS op-ed in @MilitaryTimes: Support for military families cannot end when wars are over

.@FLOTUS op-ed in @MilitaryTimes: Support for m...

militarytimes.com 30 Apr '14, 2pm

We’ve all seen those wonderful surprise videos from when one of our troops comes home from a long deployment — the father ...

So true! #military #soldiers #soldier #hero #he...

twitter.com 03 May '14, 3pm

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Find your strength. #Marines

marines.com 01 May '14, 12am

Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) - becoming a Marine Officer The NROTC program provides the Marine-Option Mids...

Follow you where @BlackHoleRec ? #Offshore ? #G...

audemarspiguet.com 03 May '14, 2pm

The first Royal Oak Offshore watch in a limited edition, the Royal Oak Offshore “End of Days” is also the first Audemars P...

9 ideas for things to do for families in Westmi...

aluxurytravelblog.com 29 Apr '14, 9am

9 ideas for things to do for families in Westminster, London By Stuart Leckie on Apr 29, 2014 in Attractions , Europe , Go...

Here is today's line up. What sessions are you ...

apta.com 05 May '14, 11am

Join us at the second annual Maintenance Monday event for a day dedicated to bus maintenance and bus technologies. Take ad...

It's not. That's a pic from 2011 & soldiers training in GHANA

It's not. That's a pic from 2011 & soldiers tra...

army.mil 01 May '14, 9pm

USARAF conducts Africa Contingency Operations Training and Assistance in Ghana U.S. Army Africa Sgt. 1st Class Grady Hyatt...

Government annouced £500m support for #ULEV to 2020 @OLEVgovuk

Government annouced £500m support for #ULEV to ...

nextgreencar.com 29 Apr '14, 11am

Government finalises £500m support package for ULEVs 2015-2020 The Government has now finalised key elements of its £500 m...

Sotherbys auctioning Fallen Bridge 07 May #phot...

sothebys.com 03 May '14, 5pm

Amateurs of classical modern photography will be enticed by a group of Otto Steinert’s most striking, virtually abstract i...

Chairman Makes Case for Support to Veterans

defense.gov 27 Apr '14, 5pm

Chairman Makes Case for Support to Veterans By Jim Garamone American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, April 27, 2014 – The...

New Soldiers start career with naturalization ceremony

New Soldiers start career with naturalization c...

army.mil 26 Apr '14, 2pm

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (April 24, 2013) -- Dozens of men and women became United States citizens last week, just as they were ...

Learn more about Post-9/11 #GIBill Transfer of #Education #Benefits program here: | @USArmy

Learn more about Post-9/11 #GIBill Transfer of ...

army.mil 30 Apr '14, 1pm

WASHINGTON (April 29, 2014) -- While the Post-9/11 GI Bill Transfer of Education Benefits program has been available since...