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Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein speaks during the 10th Annual Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Honor Guard Gala March 6, 2018, in Washington, D.C. TAPS provides worldwide care to family members who are grieving the death of a service member. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rusty Frank) TAPS honors fallen Airmen by presenting Military Award to the Air Force
Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein accepted the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Honor Guard Military Award during the 10th Annual TAPS Honor Guard Gala March 6, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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2018
Balloons with messages written for deceased military members by their children were released at Snowball Express in Dallas, Dec. 9, 2017. Balloon send-offs offer children a chance to share a special message with those they have lost. (Courtesy photo) Volunteering with the Stars
Tech. Sgt. Rebecca Place, 21st Medical Squadron primary care element noncommissioned officer in charge, and two other volunteers participated in Snowball Express in Dallas, Dec. 9-13, 2017. Snowball Express is an all-expenses paid event for children of fallen military members. This event is meant to offer them five days of fun, hope, friendship and new memories during the holiday season.
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2018
Gold Star Gold Star survivors are part of Air Force family tree
Gold Star families are survivors of military service members who lost their lives during armed hostilities, including deployments in support of military operations against an enemy and/or during an international terrorist attack.
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2017
Two-year-old James Jones hugs his father's headstone during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 30, 2016. James and his mother, Sarah Jones, participated in several events with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors during the Memorial Day weekend. (Courtesy photo/Sarah Jones) Forever family, never forgotten
A mother watched as her 2-year-old, blonde-haired, blue-eyed boy stood in the middle of Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, hugging the gravestone of his father who had died five months prior. With heavy hearts, the two journeyed from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to meet others who understood their loss.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo Official urges families to learn about veteran burial honors
Planning funerals for military veterans and retirees can be overwhelming for their families, and the Defense Department’s director of casualty and mortuary affairs wants family members to familiarize themselves in advance, when possible, to know what to expect with military funeral honors.
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2016
Default Air Force Logo SecAF honors families of fallen at TAPS seminar
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Air Force’s top civilian leader were among the officials May 23, who honored military families impacted by the loss of a loved one at the 20th Annual Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors national seminar and Good Grief Camp for Young Survivors.
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