Join us in honoring those who have served our nation with the famous 24-note call and taps ceremony. Buglers from more than 17 states across the nation will be sounding “Taps” for the ceremony. They are professionals, veterans, teachers, students, re-enactors and other talented individuals who assist in the “Taps” ceremony at military funerals.
We plan on resuming the ceremony at Soldiers’ National Cemetery Thursday, June 18th, with our first bugler being Jim Rogers from Taneytown, Maryland.
We will be making slight adjustments to the ceremony to maintain safe social-distancing. We must follow CDC and DOH guidance for social distancing. We will be wearing face masks. However, one will not be worn while sounding Taps. Here are the guidelines sent to me by the GNMP based on new guidance and directives for safe park operations during Pennsylvania’s Green Phase of re-opening: