Associated Press, Published October 10 2009
VFW goes forward with taps decision
Eugene Cross said the honor guard will take on the task and replace Alex Davis, a blind woman who's been playing taps for several years. He said he made the decision after speaking with other members of the honor guard and the club commander.
Cross said he told Davis her contributions have been appreciated but that the VFW is heading in a different direction and will use a trumpet outfitted with electronics to play taps.
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