Upcoming Events

  • 100 Nights of Taps – 2022

    With 100 Nights of Taps we honor the fallen laid to rest at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Beginning on Memorial Day and ending on Labor Day, each evening a bugler …

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  • Taps Across America 2022

    Taps Across America

    Taps Across America is an annual event that asks Americans, wherever they are at 3:00 p.m. local time on Memorial Day, to pause for a duration of one minute to remember those who have died in military service to the United States.

  • Bugler Summit – 2022

    Come join us at the Berkeley Plantation in Charles City, Virginia, where General Daniel Butterfield composed “Taps.”


Ongoing Events

  • HONORING THE DOUGHBOYS

    At 5 pm each day, Taps is sounded by a bugler at the National WW1 Memorial to honor the memory of 4.7 million Americans who finished a fight they did not start, in a land they had never visited, for peace and liberty for people they did not know.


Past Events

  • Pearl Harbor Day – 2021

    On December 7, 2021 we will remember the sacrifices of those who gave their lives at Pearl Harbor. We are asking buglers to take time during the day to honor them by sounding Taps.

  • The National Salute

    Tomb of the Unkowns

    The National Salute is a means to show our deep respect for our Unknown Soldiers and all veterans. On November 11, at 11:00 am your local time, we ask that you sound Taps as a remembrance of our honored Veterans.

  • Taps in Honored Glory

    On November 7, 2021, we commemorated the centennial of the Tomb of the Unknowns.

  • Taps For General Colin Powell

    TapsForVeterans.org is organizing a nationwide sounding of Taps to honor General Colin Powell, the former national security adviser, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Secretary of State, who passed away October 18 at the age of 84. Register with TapsForVeterans.org.

  • 20th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks

    TAPS FOR VETERANS encourages all buglers across the nation to sound Taps marking the 20th anniversary of 9-11 on Saturday September 11, 2021.

  • 100 Nights of Taps Gettysburg 2021

    With 100 Nights of Taps we honor the fallen laid to rest at the Gettysburg National Cemetery. Beginning on Memorial Day and ending on Labor day, each evening a bugler will sound taps at the cemetery in Gettysburg, PA. Buglers and Trumpeters of all ages are invited to register to sound Taps. Closing Ceremonies will be held September 11, 2021.