Madden is 14 years old and is in his last week of 8th grade. He started learning how to play the trumpet this past August. He is a Boy Scout and is ranked Star. He is currently working on earning his bugle merit badge and hopes to be elected as the Troop’s bugler in June. On the boat, he first played Taps in Huntington Beach and then we boated to Seal Beach where he played at the Naval Weapons Station.