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Military Funeral Honors in the time of COVID-19

Some information on Military Funerals Honors and news stories. Below is the directive from the Department of Veterans Affairs regarding Military Funeral Honors NEW PROCEDURES…

TAPS FOR LEW SOLOFF

TAPS FOR LEW SOLOFF By Jari Villanueva Lew Soloff, US Army Photo courtesy of Laura Solomon-used by permission For military buglers in the United States,…

The Taps Myth

Almost every day when I check my e-mails, I get a message or two asking about or forwarding a story for my comment or enlightenment. It starts with, "Reportedly it all began during the Civil War…" and goes on to relate the story of Union Captain Ellicombe and how he finds his wounded Confederate son on a battlefield. The story is that the music of Taps is found in the pocket of the young man and that's how the call came into being. It is a heartwarming and poignant story, but false.

Folding The Flag

A United States burial casket flag drapes the casket of deceased veterans and first responders to honor the memory of their service to the country.…

The Lincoln Bugle

“The Lincoln Bugle? History not proven.” Someone spent over $100,00 for a nice family heirloom whose connection with the Lincoln Funeral is a story. by…

Protocol for Taps

PROTOCOL FOR TAPS INSTRUCTION FOR MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PLEASE HELP US WITH A DONATION YOUR HELP KEEPS THIS WEBSITE RUNNING WITHOUT ADS THANKS!! If you…

William Donald Schaefer: His Final Farewell

William Donald Schaefer, His Final Farewell: A Look Back at his Funeral Services By Jari Villanueva © 2016 Jari Villanueva, Taps Bugler Originally published April…

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