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The National Salute 2021

November 11, 2021 @ 11:00 am 11:30 am

The National Salute, re-instituted in 2015, is a means to show our deep respect for our Unknown Soldiers buried in the plaza of the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery and all veterans. Taps For Veterans asking you to participate in the National Salute ceremony on the 11th Hour, of the 11th Day, of the 11th Month.

At 11:00 am your local time, we ask that you sound Taps as a remembrance of our honored Veterans.

Tomb of the Unkowns

Please let us know where you are sounding Taps on November 11, 2021 for The National Salute. By registering you may select to be mailed a patch commemorating the Centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

We encourage you to make a video of your performance and upload it to our YouTube channel TapsForVeteransEvents. Instructions and the upload link will be provided on November 11.

Registered Buglers

Rick RobertsJari VillanuevaShirley Ann WalkerDavid BechtelGLENN LAWSONLYNN SANTOSUOSSOJay CallahamMichael O\`BrienTed LangCheryl JacksonRobert M GoodmanMark HoltonBrian HartmanDan WestrumRick Pasciutojesse mixsonJerry CosbyKeith MayoFranklin S WerrenAllison CummingsWilliam HominickBrian JonesMark WolfJim OMalleyGeorge F. Kern 111Clyde MillerPatrick HentschellLaura HanlonStephen TrentonSparky KoernerMary E Brothers JohnsonDavid RichJoan HendelArthur MetzgerHerschel StroudGene HornerJoseph DupeskoJohn HerdanAdelaide GreenwaldAdele ArmannMargaret MillsBrad RimmerBill CoburnGary WilliamsTodd PhillipsSTEVE RUNNELSWinford FranklinEldon GrayThomas HutchinsonClifford HatfieldBert GreenKent EversmeyerJim KvitrudVal NastoldTimothy CogleyMichelle BingheimRobert ValerioEleanor MolloyFanchea HaymanRiley HughesCourtney KnightSteve WalkerKen GilsdorfJim HoustonWill CooperMarjorie E StewartRandy SanchezPeter SharrockEdward WendlingAnders LarsonJeff McElroyGriffin LackeyKen \”Rosy\” RosenbaumBarrie MizerskiGail MitchellRandy FerrieKevin SchollDan MillerDylan PetersenRobert AlwayCameron WrightPaul CarterWilliam von KampBen CornerGregory Coleman Jr.Henry LoeweLee TurnerAddison PurdyAndrew GuzakGreg KimballPaul PesekScott McCulloughmartin longThad AlbertyDoris SettlesOtis ScottPaul PomeroyCharles GunnYash ShardulXiang ZhangWilliam ClendeninMitch MummertTimothy WilliamsJulian EgelstonVincent LazaroJohn LebensJustyn DebouseStuart EvansDoug LehrerJack Kingsley israelJulie LevineErin BannonTom HaleGail BelmontChristine KerrPenny TaylorMeegan HughesKari BrewtonRonald MossDiane ShippeeKaleb DentonCraig MelanconJohn R. Curran Sr.Riley CooperMarc GerberJohn OzeliusDavid BriseñoTed SchneiderLori HerrinDonald RoederJack Spyker-OlesRichard WeismanNathan AndrewsM. CrockettAl IngallsChad PedersenBrian LeonardAlexander BoskoffThomas BlumenbergJay TaylorTeresa DlouhyMichael PalmquistCynthia EisenmannMichelle FrittsClare ZempelJ.Roger GluntBobby PatrickThomas PetersonClifford KuhnAndrea Millington
Maryellen DoddRobert BalmerThomas HermanJohn VassarPaul SawyerRichard NivenFrank HughesSteven Ferrariedward ellingson IIPatrick GallagherThomas SullivanTim StatonEd CoyleRob HawkeFred SowardAngela Hawks-JohnsonDave AmberikRichard BowlesJanet ClarkAndy StobieJohn PoeDavid GoldenDennis FarleyWilliam BeamanLisa YarmisTimothy OConnorDoon WintzMichelle DarcyDonna DudleyLisa ZemlockNancy LandrevilleRob SeversonBrett DayEric SacherBILL MARTINEZDale RuschJamie CopeBob StewartHarold CollinsValentine BialeckiDavid SkeltonEric PretzKevin MlayLinda StevensHarry TaylorDavid GravesDavid GuedryAnne EricksonSarah MaggipintoMike CoelhoKen YoungLaura SchreckengastMakenna ReynaP.K. ComptonCandace CainDeborah RobinsonMichael CoxAndrew Wellsdodd doddSteve BowElliott MatthewsPatricia KonyhaJames ManzoJerry RingoWilliam MosherSgt Ron SchrefflerCharity HarterFrank TurnerJordan SandkeLawrence ThaulDon HansenMark WelchMichael KoonsWillie HobsonRebecca MintonJoseph EckmanLinda SalhanyBurwell High School Band Burwell, NE 68823Rick PorterWilliam LacznyChuck WoodheadWilliam TestermanWilliam MacekVIC NUTTDavid MallerRose AngelicaLiam PerryJanna FayyadJames OlcottEhrich KochCharles LeinbergerIsaac AbrahamAmber CarringtonOlivia LeeBrett KrohnJames DreherJohn KearnsCharlotte JohnsonLeward FlutyMichael RobberstadGeorge SalzerStephen WhiteMark HeathRicardo LazaroLois SturtevantCatherine GreenfieldMichele WisniewskiEthan RahschulteJohn SurgenerKINGSLEY ISRAEL JACKMichael CanoJoanne DarrAlfred SegoviaDavid BufaliniMariah LeBlancBilly HoweJames ShetlerDenise GrossMaci HamiltonAJ KingJohn WolfeGraham PainterHoward LesseyTim WygantJodie SeabornJim BensonPaul FeldmanSteven Carbone IIChris HumphreySteve GruverSteven PrattKeith LivingstonRichard DerbisBill ShugertPat ThompsonPenny ChowningJeffrey SarmientoGirard BoweRobert CrissmanJonathan WittmanWilliam KimmelBen AblesSam McCrightKathleen McCallVincent KelleyJudy LugarJim SteeleCory StrouthPeter FlournoyTed Hanman
Open Registrations: ∞

Registration is full for this date.

Taps is to be sounded at 11:00 am ( Local) on Thursday November 11, 2021. It can be performed as part of a ceremony (outlined below), or in case of COVID-19 restrictions it can be performed on your front lawn or at a site of your choosing – preferably a WWI monument.


Taps can also be part of The American People’s National Salute which consists of three parts:

OPENING: 21 Count Honors (five second interval between counts) — by all available means — gun salute (land and sea), church bells, rifle salute, police and fire dept. sirens, etc. This calling to “Attention” of the freedom loving people of the World for purposes of rendering the highest honors to those American’s who have paid the ultimate price for freedom.

RECOGNITION: Great Silence – for two minutes, the first minute for those who have already sacrificed and the second minute for those who will sacrifice in the future with their lives for the American way of life.

ENDING: Taps – The sounding of Taps Across America.

Location information: Where ever you would like to sound Taps.