Memorial Program

Memorial Program

Memorial Program overview

The TACP Memorial Program is designed to remember, honor and memorialize the 12 fallen TACPs. The goal of this program is to install a new memorial at each US military base that is home to a TACP unit.

Each year a permanent granite memorial is installed at a new base during the TACP Association and Foundation Reunion event. Gold Star families, as well as active and retired TACPs unit to remember the fallen during a special memorial ceremony.


Community Partner: MetaVR

Community Impact

"It is a profound privilege to be able to honor the warfighter in conjunction with the TACP Foundation leadership. It means everything to us to be able so support the warfighter in a meaningful way."
Garth Smith - MetaVR

Honor their sacrifice

Never Forgotten

Memorials on Base

The twelve members of the TACP community have been killed in combat or training are memorialized on each base that houses a TACP unit. Each year, during the TACP Association Reunion, a new memorial is installed during a special dedication ceremony in which members of the active and retired TACP community along with Gold Star Family Members gather to honor and memorialize the Fallen.

Eternal memories

Bringing them Home

Memorial Portraits

The TACP Foundation memorializes TACPs killed in combat or training by presenting custom portraits of the fallen to their families.  These commissioned pieces of art create a long-lasting memory of the fallen and provide a comfort for family members. This is the Foundation’s way of helping the families of the fallen bring their loved one home forever.
Custom portraits are created by The American Fallen Soldiers Project. List their site at:
Left: Portrait of Brad Smith, 10th Air Support Operations Squadron, KIA – 1/3/2010

Together we

Keep their Memory alive

Memorial Event Support

TACP Foundations supports memorial events hosted by families and friends of the Fallen with financial support, volunteer support and attendance. We believe that it is our duty to continually be a part of the lives of these families long after their loved one is gone. It is important that these families know that they are supported and their loved one has not been forgotten by the TACP community.