NOAA at the TAPS Honor Guard Gala


Tom Brokaw and Cheryl Glang

CAPT Gerd & Cheryl Glang attended the TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors) Honor Guard Gala at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium on Tuesday, March 31, 2009, representing the National Military Family Association and NOAA. The event featured honoree Senator Jim Webb, keynote speaker Tom Brokaw, and master of ceremonies Kyra Phillips from CNN.  Other guests of note were Admiral Michael G. Mullen, Major General Mark Graham and M.L. “Buzz” Hefti.  The list of attendees also included surviving family members of soldiers and sailors who have given their lives in service to our country. Information regarding TAPS can be found online at