Jacksonville (Fla.) Squadron 137 Taps bugler

Jacksonville (Fla.) Squadron 137 Taps bugler

Jacksonville (Fla.) Squadron 137 has its very own Taps bugler, Jim Steele. As of Aug. 30, 2018, Jim, who is the Squadron Vice Commander, had already fulfilled 50 Taps missions in 2018. Some of this year's highlights include sounding Taps for an E5 Coast Guard SPAR WWII veteran who served in Pearl Harbor, several Vietnam veterans, several Memorial Day observances, Four Chaplains memorials and the American Legion Department of Florida Convention, The crowning jewel of this year's Taps performances has been a trip to the national battlefield at Gettysburg, Pa.

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