Thomas J. Day (Dziengelewski), the President and founder of Bugles Across America, was born and raised in Chicago, served in the United States Marines and for 30 years was active in the financial industry. Bugles Across America consists of approximately 7,500 volunteers who play taps at the funerals of any honorably discharged Veteran. Tom was featured in the Wall Street Journal, the September 16, 2013 issue of The Weekly Standard, has appeared on the Tom Brokaw show, the Chris Wallace show, the Glenn Beck show. He received numerous awards for his role in coordinating the efforts of the volunteers and has played taps at more than 1,000 funerals. Tom tells about his experiences as a small loan company collector and other experiences associated with the bringing to closure the death of some of the Nation’s finest.