Taps

Playing ‘Taps’ Live is the Proper Thing to Do
In Wednesday's Herald-Whig there was a wonderful column written by Ed Husar about a retired teacher who played "Taps" at a recent military funeral. Beth Young is that retired teacher who feels strongly that "Taps" needs to be played live at Military funerals …
Not a Veteran? You Can Still Help Out By Volunteering
Monday was Veteran's Day and with it came the Annual Veteran's Day Ceremony at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy. For the third year in a row I was honored to be asked to be the Master of Ceremonies for this event.  Being a non-veteran and being asked to help with this event means a lot to me. H…