On Memorial Day, Taps Across America honors those who died in service

Image by Keturah Moller from Pixabay

For many, Memorial Day is considered the unofficial start to summer. But to many others, it’s a day of remembrance for their family and friends who sacrificed their lives for their country.

Taps Across America has remembered them since 2000, and the tradition continues this year. At 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day, thousands of people across the U.S. play Taps for one minute to honor the military men and women who died while serving.

Anyone who plays an instrument or wants to learn can get involved. To participate:

For more information, visit tapsacrossamerica.org.

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