Taps Across America – 2023

The National Moment of Remembrance is an annual event that asks Americans, wherever they are at 3:00 p.m. local time on Memorial Day, (May 29, 2023), to pause for a duration of one minute to remember those who have died in military service to the United States.

Taps Across America

The time 3 p.m. was chosen because it is the time when most Americans are enjoying time off from work for the national holiday. The Moment was first proclaimed in May 2000 for Memorial Day that year, and was put in law by the United States Congress in December 2000.

Taps Across America intends to promote the sounding of Taps at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day. Find out more and join us by registering at our sister site, TapsAcrossAmerica.org. Registration will open on April 17, 2023.

Get Involved

Register with Taps Across America. Registration opens April 17, 2023

Make sure you practice Taps. You can download the music  at TapsBugler.com

Find a good location of your choosing.

Tell your neighbors and friends, and ask them to participate by observing a moment of silence at 3 pm.