Day 1: #DemsInPhilly

The Got Your 6 team is at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia for the next three days. Our goal ...

#RNCinCLE Wrapup and #DemsInPhilly Week Ahead

After catching up on a bit of sleep after an intense week in Cleveland at the 2016 GOP Convention, the ...

Review from #RNCinCLE Day One: Make America Safe Again

As the traditional media spend the entire morning talking about Melania Trump’s speech, check out my review of Day One ...

#VetInspired Energizes the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Got Your 6’s #VetInspired campaign is uniting veterans, the military community, and the American public as we elect a new ...

White House Hosts Workshop to Boost Civic Engagement

I was honored to be a part of a rich discussion yesterday about the importance of civic engagement in our ...

Renewal and Remembrance at Arlington Cemetery

On Monday I was honored to address the National Association of Landscape Professionals’ 20th annual Renewal and Remembrance event, which ...

Higher Education as a Civilian Incubator for Transitioning Veterans

This editorial was written as the result of a collaboration between Veterans Coming Home and Student Veterans of America. Throughout ...

Teacher Appreciation Week: Veterans Can Help Change Lives

Growing up in Brooklyn, low-income conditions and single-parent households shaped my reality. After my father was murdered when I was ...

How the Nevada Business Community Supports Veterans and Students

Like many students today, I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life after high school. Many of ...

Meet Our New Executive Director Bill Rausch

As I finish out my first month as Executive Director of Got Your 6, I want to take the time ...

Why Did I Join the Army? Independence.

Throughout the month of February, Got Your 6 will be celebrating veterans to commemorate Black History Month. We will share ...

Fifteen Years to Reintegration

Throughout the month of February, Got Your 6 will be celebrating veterans to commemorate Black History Month. We will share ...

The Encyclopedia Led Me to the Marines

Throughout the month of February, Got Your 6 will be celebrating veterans to commemorate Black History Month. We will share ...

Accomplishing the Mission

Christopher Marro is a Biology teacher at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs, CO and a 2014 Teach For America ...

Got Your 6 Storytellers

Our third annual Got Your 6 Storytellers is quickly approaching this November. Get ready by watching last year's inspiring stories.

Got Your 6 Sale

Prices are dropping in the Got Your 6 online store. Wear your support!

Employing Veterans: Debunking the Myths

Recently, Rob Gordon, president of Be The Change, Inc. shared his thoughts about veteran employment in The Huffington Post.

“Ashley’s War” Q&A with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon recently spoke with Got Your 6 regarding her new book Ashley’s War. The author shares why the ...

What Do I Want My Legacy to Be?

Lt. Col. Wenceslao Angulo, Communications Director, U.S. Army Soldier for Life “What do I want my legacy to be,” Micah ...

Helping Military Spouses Serve in the Classroom

By Kelly Weatherby-Pennisi Kelly Weatherby-Pennisi is a 2004 Teach For America–Houston alumna who is on staff at Teach For America ...

Zero: 2016

Feature from Community Solutions At Community Solutions, we spent the past four years coordinating the 100,000 Homes Campaign, a Got ...

Milestone Celebration: Hiring 500,000 Heroes

Feature from Hiring Our Heroes In March of 2012, in partnership with Capital One, we launched the Hiring 500,000 Heroes ...

Everyone Serves Reaches Over 300 Thousand Families

Feature from Blue Star Families Everyone Serves reaches 300,000 families! Blue Star Families is proud to be a part of ...

SVA: Supporting Our Student Veterans to Forge A New Path for Our Nation

Feature by Student Veterans of American Veterans leave the service with a unique set of skills and certain intangible qualities ...

Five Million Hours of Service and Counting

Feature from: The Mission Continues In the spring of 2012, we pledged to engage veterans in 5 million hours of ...

StoryCorps: The stories from our veterans

Written By: StoryCorps In the late summer of 2011, the PEW Research Center conducted a national survey with post-9/11 veterans ...

Leading from the Front: Transitioning from the Army to the Classroom

By Sarah Staab Sarah Staab is a West Point graduate, former U.S. Army Captain, and TFA-Nashville alumnus Leaving the Army ...

The Smallest State in the Union Makes Big Waves: Rhode Island Becomes the First New England State to Host Operation College Promise

Written by: Robyn Gilroy Operation College Promise With many veterans returning home to a sluggish economy, the Post 9/11 GI ...

VOA Engaging Veterans to Create Solutions through Opportunity

Written by: Jon Sherin Executive Vice President, Military Communities & Chief Medical Officer Volunteers of America In the human service ...

9/11: Remembering and Carrying On

On the 13th anniversary of September 11th, we remember the nearly 3,000 victims who lost their lives over a decade ...

Educating the Next Generation of Mental Health Care Providers, Give an Hour Exceeds Goal

Give An Hour Trains More Than 123,000 Mental Health Students and Professionals As the nonprofit leading the health pillar of ...

President Obama’s New Executive Actions Aim to Empower Veterans

Written by: Chris Marvin, Managing Director of Got Your 6 Yesterday at the American Legion’s 96th convention, President Obama announced ...

The entire family transitioning to civilian life

Written by: Molly Blake, Blue Star Families Today is my wedding anniversary. My husband and I have been married for ...

Veterans: America’s Enduring Investment

By: Student Veterans of America Veterans’ essential role in shaping both our economic and education system is undeniable. The Servicemen’s ...

Team Rubicon Doesn’t Stop For Summertime

Written by: Team Rubicon School’s out, baseball’s in, and the poolside is occupied. It’s summer and it’s 5 o’clock somewhere. ...

An Give An Hour Update

By: Give An Hour Give an Hour (GAH) is a national organization that provides free mental health care to service ...

It’s Our Turn- Meet Team RWB

Blayne Smith Team RWB While you may know us as an organization that focuses on fitness, we aren’t simply building ...

Veteran Artist Program

By: Jordan Rubio, Veteran Artist Program OUR MISSION: Since 2009, VAP has worked with national veteran and arts organizations to ...

Military Spouses are Igniting their Careers

By: Noreen O’Neil, Hiring Our Heroes In a country where one percent of the population has actively served in the ...

100,000 Homes Campaign Reach Their Goal!

Written By: Beth Sandor, Director of Quality Improvement for Community Solutions In the spring of 2012, as the lead partner ...

Battlefield to the Bedroom

By: Molly Blake, Blue Star Families The volleyball scene. Shirtless tanned and toned bods of a much younger (and less ...

The Other Memorial Day

Got Your 6 sponsor, Other World Computing, has a unique and thought provoking view on Memorial Day. Today, May 30th, ...

Hey Battle, Have You Considered Civic Engagement?

By: Marvin Cadet Grassroots Coordinator, Operation College Promise The Mission Continues, Alumnus In 2012, the Corporation for National and Community ...

Caring Adults for Military Connected Children

By: David Park of America’s Promise Alliance At a recent GradNation Community Summit in Jacksonville, a group of young people ...

Give an Hour Celebrates Service

Give an Hour (GAH) is a national organization that provides free mental health care to our service members, veterans, and ...

Ending veteran homelessness isn’t just possible…it’s happening.

Written by: Becky Kanis Margiotta, 100K Homes Director Community Solutions’ 100,000 Homes Campaign is proud to be one of the ...

Serving the Children of Those Who Serve Us All

From Military Child Education Coalition Military-connected children and youth reflect pride in their parents; those who serve our nation. The ...

Student Veterans are ready to lead…

By: D. Wayne Robinson, CEO & President of Student Veterans of America Veterans have the technical skills, moral character, and ...

The Way Forward: Connecting Military Talent with American Businesses

By: Eric Eversole, Executive Director of Hiring Our Heroes In March 2011, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation launched Hiring ...

Where Are They Now?

By Spencer Kympton, President of The Mission Continues “Where Are They Now?” is a question the media often asks about ...

The Got Your 6 Family Pillar: Everyone Serves

By Noeleen Tillman from Blue Star Families I recently watched Dr. Mike Haynie’s TEDx talk. Haynie is the founder and ...

Veterans are Marching in to Hollywood

If you are a veteran of the U.S. armed forces who is interested in pursuing a career in the film ...

MCEC- A New Generation of Caregivers

Military Child Education Coalition recognizes there is a new generation of caregivers: children.

One veteran’s experience as a Mission Continues Fellow with Team Rubicon in the Philippines

By: Mission Continues Fellow and Team Rubicon Volunteer, Anthony Bari Anthony Bari served in the United States Marine Corps for ...

Goodwill® Partners with U.S. Chamber Foundation to Provide Career Services to Veterans and Military Spouses

By Goodwill Industries International Veterans and Military Families Program Manager Ruth Ifill At the end of 2013, Goodwill for America’s ...

In Review | 6th Annual National Conference: Pioneering Social Change

By: Emma Scherer From January 2-5, 2014, student veterans, VSO leaders, government officials, and higher education stakeholders gathered in Scottsdale, ...

The Joys of Pre-deployment

By: Jen Hatzung Jen is a military spouse from Blue Star Families and contributes as a guest blogger to their ...

Why I am working to end veteran homelessness

By: Becky Kanis of 100K Homes When people find out that I work to end street homelessness for a living, ...

The Next Greatest Generation on Campus

By Wendy Lang, Director Operation College Promise In November of 2008, Operation College Promise (OCP) was founded by the New ...

SVA ensuring veterans lead with higher education

Veterans pursuing higher education bring invaluable leadership skills, a commitment to service, and an incomparable work-ethic to campuses across the ...

Moving Forward Together

How public-private partnerships are paving the way in veteran and spouse employment As 2013 draws to a close, Hiring Our ...

Why I wish your spouse would deploy?

By: Jacey Eckhart Eckhart joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

Joining in Giving Thanks

By: Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. Our country has been at war for a very long 12 years. During this time, ...

Get inspired with Got Your 6 Storytellers

A week after the first Got Your 6 Storytellers event, feedback from our partners and supporters is overwhelmingly positive. On ...

Running Strong

It’s been a hell of a year for The 6th Branch. The second full year of our Operation Oliver initiative ...

How to honor Veterans Day?

It seems that Veterans Day has been more prominent in the consciousness of Americans over the past few years. This ...

Our first ever Got Your 6 Storytellers

To commemorate Veterans Day weekend, we are introducing the inaugural Got Your 6 Storytellers program in the heart of New ...

Take a Veteran to School This Veterans Day

For many children, Veterans Day is just another holiday. But for educators, this holiday can be an opportunity to incorporate ...

Everyone asks, “How you doing?”

By: Reda Hicks Hicks joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

Ron Perlman’s 100K Homes PSA

The 100,000 Homes Campaign has reached another milestone. Together, the 216 communities participating in the Campaign have now found permanent ...

What We Fight About After Deployment

By: Jacey Eckhart Eckhart joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

Operation Educate the Educators – Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)

Peoria, IL (September 24, 2013)— Aspiring teachers at Bradley University will soon be able to add to their educational arsenals ...

Heigh-Ho, Heigh-Ho, it’s off to Afghanistan we go!

By: Jennifer Pilcher Pilcher joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

Professional Baseball Player Justin Verlander Forms Wins For Warriors

By: Barbara Van Dahlen, Give An Hour Founder Got Your 6 is an important campaign that unites the entertainment industry ...

More than 1,000 Volunteers Honor First Responders on 9/11

579 gallons of paint. 114,187 square feet. Six projects. Five cities. More than a thousand volunteers. Twelve years after 9/11, ...

A lot can change in 12 years…

By: Reda Hicks Hicks joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

How To Remember 9/11

By: Jacey Eckhart Eckhart joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

A Legacy of Triumph

Written by: David Gosling A dozen years have passed since 9/11, yet for Americans it will forever remain a moment ...

Re-integration and Re-balancing

By: Jacey Eckhart Eckhart joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

SVA Leadership Institute 2013

Student veterans converged in Indianapolis, Indiana a few weeks ago for the annual 2013 Student Veterans of America Leadership Institute. ...

Maintaining Balance in Your Deployment Cycle

By: Malori Malori joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You can ...

Goodwill® Leaders, National Partners Address Strategies for Supporting Veterans and Military Families

Since World War I, Goodwill® has answered the call to meet the needs of veterans and their families through innovation ...

Community Champion receives 2M in Federal Funds to Assist Homeless Veterans

On July 12, 2013 Got Your 6 Community Champion American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Inc., was awarded $2,000,000 ...

Don’t Spend Homecoming With Charlie Sheen

By Jacey Eckhart Eckhart joins 5 other mil-bloggers who, over the next few months, will share their deployment-related stories. You ...

15th National Training Seminar….for the sake of the child

The 2013 National Training Seminar (NTS) theme reinforced that now, just as the past, our students and youth need a ...

What is Patriotism?

By: Reda Hicks Reda Hicks is a partner in a Houston, Texas-based litigation boutique, and serves as Managing Editor for ...

4th Annual Pat Tillman Leadership Summit

Since his death serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan, Pat Tillman has been described as a selfless patriot, ...

Veterans have more to give….and are looking to!

Connecting the Pillars Written by Marvin Cadet Jobs. Education. Health. Housing. Family. Leadership. –the six pillars that Got Your 6 ...

Military Child Education Coalition National Training Seminar 2013

Here are the Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s remarks from MCEC’s National Training Seminar. “Linda [Hudson], thank you, for your ...

eMentor: Continuing the Mentor-Protégé Ethos Beyond the Military

Pillar Progress If you keep up with news of veteran employment, you might see a confusing mix of positive and ...

“Everyone Serves” from Blue Star Families

By: Molly Blake of Blue Star Families “It’s a big deal, right?” said my new neighbor. It was more like ...

San Antonio Registry Week Identifies Chronically Homeless, Including Many Vets

Over 100 volunteers took to the streets of San Antonio earlier this month to compile a by-name and photo detailed ...

The Honor Flight Philadelphia Experience

By Marvin Cadet I volunteered on behalf of Operation College Promise, The Mission Continues and the Got Your 6 campaign ...

Our Celebration of Service

By: Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. Give an Hour recently held a two-day Celebration of Service in New York City. This ...

Reaching the Children of a Caregiver Parent

The Military Child Education Coalition ® (MCEC®) has a great opportunity to reach the children of our Veterans through a ...

The passing of Lt. Col. Mark Weber

On June 14, 2012, Lt. Col. Mark Weber delivered the Army Birthday address at the Minnesota History Center in Saint ...

Team Rubicon – Operation: Starting Gun Update

Team Rubicon’s Operation: Starting Gun has been in effect since May 21st but our teams continue to work hard to ...

Operation College Promise Informing The Next Generation

Operation College Promise (OCP) collaborated with Ashford University this month to present the fifth Certificate for Veteran Service Providers (CVSP) ...

Doing Our Part for Those Who’ve Done Theirs

By Jim Gibbons, president and CEO, Goodwill Industries International® President Obama this week is stepping up his call for U.S. ...

Salute Our Military Children

By: Molly Blake of Blue Star Families April is the Month of the Military Child. The whole month is dedicated ...

Pat Tillman Military Scholar At The Clinton Global Initiative

Written by: Rick Schumacher, TMS ‘10 The weekend of April 5 through April 7, I had the amazing opportunity to ...

Gathering to Support the Military Community

By: Barbara Van Dahlen, Ph.D. Give an Hour is hosting a series of inspiring events in New York City, June ...

NBCUniversal and Partners Offer a Free EBook for Veteran Job Seekers

By Stacy Bayton, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, CASY & MSCCN After the sacrifices that they’ve made for their ...

The Month of the Military Child

-Military Child Education Coalition April is the Month of the Military Child. Each year at this time our nation recognizes ...

Goodwill®, StoryCorps Team Up to Record Veterans’ Stories for Military Voices Initiative

On March 14-15, Goodwill Industries International, in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Houston and StoryCorps, recorded veterans’ stories as part ...

100,000 Homes Director Honored by the White House

Becky Kanis, Community Solutions’ director of the 100,000 Homes Campaign, was named a Champion of Change by the White House ...

Tracking our Student Veterans’ Progress

Written by: Student Veterans of America Student veterans, and their collective experiences, have garnered much media attention in recent months ...

In Houston, Goodwill® Builds Bridges between Veterans and Employers

By: GII Veterans and Military Families National Program Manager, James Lander ,and GII Vested in Veterans Program Manager, Ruth Ifill ...

“Why We Need Hollywood to Tell Our Stories”

By: Molly Blake from Blue Star Families Our country is in a bit of a pickle.  No, this is not ...

A Marine With A Dream

Sunday evening marked the 85th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, an event synonymous with the magic and majesty of the ...

The Power of One

 By Barbara Van Dahlen, Founder of Give An Hour Celebrities in our society have special status—and stature. As a result, ...

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Investing in Bright Employment Futures for Veterans and Their Families

By Goodwill Industries International Director of Mission Services, Joylin Kirk, and Vested in Veterans Program Manager, Ruth Ifill At Goodwill®, ...

Hiring Our Heroes: Past Lessons, Future Progress

By Kevin Schmiegel, Executive Director of Hiring Our Heroes In March 2012, Hiring Our Heroes, the National Chamber Foundation, Capital ...

70 Post-9/11 Veterans Begin New Missions of Service

As the room full of veterans settled into their seats last Saturday morning to hear from The Mission Continues founder ...

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Veteran Unemployment: What Crisis?

By: Chris Marvin, Managing Director of Got Your 6 The average American could be forgiven for assuming that there is ...

“What’s Your Story?” Become a Pat Tillman Scholar

Every member of the military has a story and they are as varied and unique as the individuals who have ...

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Blue Star Families Launches the Blue Star Spouse Networks

Written By: Molly Blake, Blue Star Families I love a good viral article or video.  Recently a mom posted some ...

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Give An Hour- Proud To Serve

Written by: Barbara Van Dahlen, Give An Hour Founder   This was an exciting year of growth and recognition for ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Brad Wenstrup

REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT BRAD WENSTRUP SECOND DISTRICT, OHIO This is the last in our series of posts, profiling the 12 veterans who ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Chris Stewart

CONGRESSMAN-ELECT CHRIS STEWART UTAH, SECOND DISTRICT   This is the 11th in a series of posts, profiling the 12 veterans ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Scott Perry

Representative-Elect Scott Perry Pennsylvania, Fourth District This is the tenth in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans elected ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Tulsi Gabbard

REPRESENTATIVE TULSI GABBARD HAWAII, SECOND DISTRICT This is the ninth in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans elected ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect William Enyart

Congressman-Elect William Enyart Illinois, Twelfth District   This is the eighth in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Tammy Duckworth

REPRESENTATIVE TAMMY DUCKWORTH ILLINOIS, EIGHTH DISTRICT   This is the seventh in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Ron Desantis

REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT RON DESANTIS FLORIDA, SIXTH DISTRICT   This is the sixth in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Tom Cotton

REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT TOM COTTON FOURTH DISTRICT, ARKANSAS   This is the fifth in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Paul Cook

REPRESENTATIVE-ELECT PAUL COOK CALIFORNIA, EIGHTH DISTRICT This is the fourth in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans elected ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Doug Collins

Representative-Elect Doug Collins Georgia, Ninth District   This is the third in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans ...

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REPRESENTATIVE JIM BRIDENSTINE OKLAHOMA, FIRST DISTRICT This is the second in a series of profiles of the 12 veterans elected ...

Served our Country in the Military and now in Office- Congressman-elect Kerry Bentivolio

Representative-Elect Kerry Bentivolio Michigan, Eleventh District This is the first in a series of posts, profiling the 12 veterans who ...

What does the Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey tell us?

On the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, my family and I drove from Yuma to Scottsdale, Ariz. where we stayed with my ...

Celebrating Service in the Nation’s Capital

By Ian Crawford, AmeriCorps VISTA-Got Your 6 When the new Congress convenes in Washington, 12 veterans will take seats in ...

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Helping Veterans with PTSD Find a Good Civilian Career Fit

By: Goodwill Industries International Veterans and Military Families Program Manager, James Lander and Tacoma, Goodwill Industries Veterans Career Navigator/Program Manager, ...

A 72-year-old veteran moves home with 100 K Homes

By Jake Maguire of 100 K Homes Calvin, a 72-year-old homeless veteran, lived on the streets of Bethesda. MD for ...

Supporting Those Who Serve Our Veterans

Supporting Those Who Serve Our Veterans When veterans make their way to college campuses, Operating College Promise (OCP) – a ...

Our 6 Month Anniversary

GOT YOUR 6-THE FIRST 6 A steering committee comprised of every major network, studio, and guild in the entertainment industry ...

Empowering Veterans and Military Families to Employment Success

Every day, 500 military veterans change out of their uniforms into civilian lives. These veterans need employment and support services ...

Blue Star Theatres: The Show Must Go On!

Written By: Molly Blake Molly Blake is the Managing Editor for Blue Star Families, responsible for online contest, newsletters, blog posts and other ...

Give an Hour Providers Step up to Serve

By: Barbara Van Dahlen, President of Give An Hour A recent surge in the number of hours Give an Hour ...

Jake Wood of Team Rubicon Talks Leadership

By: Jake Wood, US Marine Corps Veteran  President and Co-Founder of Team Rubicon   America’s military has long taken pride ...

Hiring Our Heroes- “300 and Counting”

By Kevin Schmiegel, USMC (Ret.) Executive Director, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce We launched Hiring Our Heroes at a ...

Atlanta Aims to Become First American City to End Chronic Homelessness Among Veterans

By Jake Maguire, Director of Communications, 100,000 Homes   This May, the 100,000 Homes Campaign teamed up with the Rapid ...

How Many Universities Take The Education Pillar Pledge?

Since the launch of the Education Pillar on July 24th, Student Veterans of America, the Pat Tillman Foundation, and Operation ...

Celebrating Service and Sacrifice on 9/11- The Birth of Another “Great Generation”

Celebrating Service and Sacrifice on 9/11 By: Chris Marvin, Managing Director of Got Your 6   Eleven years ago, our ...

100K Homes Ending Veteran Homelessness

The 100,000 Homes Campaign is a national movement of communities working together to find permanent homes for 100,000 of the ...

Educate the Educators

By Michael L. Gravens, Communication Director for the Military Child Education Coalition Today, over two million military-connected children and youth ...

Give an Hour Provides Free and Confidential Mental Health Care

By: Barbara Van Dahlen, founder and president of Give An Hour Barbara Van Dahlen, a Washington, D.C.-area psychologist, is the ...

The Mission Continues and FOX Sports Midwest host the “Summer Service Slam”

Robert Wake says he remembers very little of the mortar blast that left him wounded on the roof of a ...

The 6th Branch’s “Operation Oliver” Project Has Teamed Up With The Come Home Baltimore Foundation

By: Earl Johnson, Executive Director of the Come Home Baltimore Foundation It is our mission at the Come Home Baltimore ...

The San Antonio Area Foundation has “Got Your 6” in San Antonio

By: Mary Beth Harrington, San Antonio Area Foundation In 2010, the San Antonio Area Foundation (SAAFDN) became one of three ...

Hiring Our Heroes 10,000 Hires – How We Got There

By Kevin Schmiegel, Vice President of US Chamber of Commerce and Executive Director of Hiring Our Heroes   Less than ...

Don’t Believe We Can End Veteran Homelessness? Meet San Diego County

By Beth Sandor Improvement Director 100,000 Homes Campaign   With 68,000 veterans experiencing homelessness on any given night, ending veteran ...

Pat Tillman Foundation, Student Veterans of America, and Operation College Promise Launch Education Pillar With Got Your 6

Education Pillar Launch On July 24, the Pat Tillman Foundation, Student Veterans of America, and Operation College Promise will formally ...

Top Chicago Employers Seek to Hire Veterans and Military Spouses

By: Brad Cooper Executive Director of Joining Forces The 100,000 Jobs Mission – a coalition of 55 companies committed to hiring ...

The Reintegration Toolkit- Families Learning the Deployment Process

By Molly Blake Blue Star Families Web Editor and Marine Corps Spouse Home from deployment for about two weeks, my ...

A Founding Father’s Advice on a Day of Independence

A Founding Father’s Advice on a Day of Independence -Chris Marvin, Managing Director of Got Your 6 “The willingness with ...

AmeriCorps has Our “6” with 1000 New Veteran and Military Family Focused AmeriCorps Members for 2012!

In continuing collaboration with the Got Your 6 campaign, the Corporation for National and Community Service has announced an expanded commitment ...

Veterans Respected, but Misunderstood

Walking hand-in-hand with his mother at the age of 5, Roxley Pratt looked up and saw what he wanted to ...

TR Deploys to South Sudan and Haiti

The Situation in South Sudan Team Rubicon will be working alongside our friends at the International Medical Corps (IMC) in ...

Regardless of the Name

by Barbara Van Dahlen There is a debate in our county about the term “post-traumatic stress disorder,” or PTSD. This ...

POST 9/11 VETERANS FACE CONTINUING MISPERCEPTIONS ON HOMECOMING

By Danielle Psimas & Ian Crawford, ServiceNation You’ve seen the video on the 24-hour news channels or online:  A returning ...

A look into the Community Blueprint Summit for Change by Barbara Van Dahlen

This week I will gather along with 5,000 service leaders from across the country in Chicago, Illinois for the National ...

A look into the Community Blueprint Summit for Change by Barbara Van Dahlen

This week I will gather along with 5,000 service leaders from across the country in Chicago, Illinois for the National ...

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The organizations that make up the Leadership Pillar of Got Your 6 share one common trait: a belief that veterans ...

Welcome Home, Ted!

Ted comes from a military family – his grandfather gave his life on the World War II battlefields of France ...

President Clinton announces progress of Got Your Six Campaign

Today, President Clinton announced the progress of the “Got Your Six Campaign,” a Commitment to Action focused on veterans, which ...

Working to Hire Our Heroes

By LtCol Kevin Schmiegel , USMC (Ret.), Executive Director, Hiring Our Heroes, U.S. Chamber of Commerce It’s been a busy ...

Show Your 6 on Got Your 6 Day

1. Change your Facebook profile picture for the month of June. 2. Change your Facebook cover photo for the month ...

The Begich Minute: “Got Your 6”

If you did not catch this yet, quite the way to Show Your 6! TheBegich Minute, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich ...

IAVA Gathers Vets for Windy City Smart Job Fair

From Got Your 6 partner, IAVA: It’s well-known that your average job fair doesn’t work – there are too many ...

Gene Simmons surprises vet with dream job: KISS roadie!

Back in March, NBC News teamed up with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to launch Hiring Our Heroes, an initiative  ...

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

If you’re in the US today, there’s probably little chance you didn’t know it was Memorial Day – from the ...

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“Got Your 6”: A Model for Coalition CSR

In military parlance, “Got Your 6” means “I’ve got your back.”   This Memorial Day, I draw your attention to ...

#GoSilent with IAVA on Memorial Day

Pledge a moment of silence at 12:01pm this Memorial Day to honor the fallen with our partner, IAVA. 6,442 Americans ...

TIM MCGRAW PARTNERS WITH CHASE TO AWARD 25 HOMES TO VETERANS DURING HIS SUMMER TOUR

Memorial Day Concert For Military Members During Fleet Week In New York City Launches Nationwide Home Award Program, LIVE Broadcast ...

Veteran Homelessness and How to End It

Veteran Homelessness and How to End It By: Rosanne Haggerty Homelessness is among the most urgent problems facing our veterans. ...

Tom Hanks, Brian Williams and Carson Daly…

If you saw Tom Hanks at the 2012 Oscars ceremony, then you’ve already seen the 6. Or you might have ...

Blue Star Families Joins “Got Your 6” Campaign to support Military Members, Families and Veterans

Blue Star Families, a national non-profit of, by and for military families, is proud to announce today the organization’s participation ...

National “Got Your 6” Initiative Seeks to Create Positive Transitions for Military Veterans

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 10, 2012 As announced in a press conference this morning in Los Angeles, The Mission ...

Show Your 6

Do more than tell veterans that you’ve Got Their 6. Show your 6. Support the movement that’s changing the way ...

The Big Picture: The Top Issues

The most startling fact of this year’s survey is that a large percentage of folks who exhibited Post-Traumatic Stress had ...

Got Your 6 Live Press Conference

Got Your 6 and Intercast team up to bring Got Your 6 LIVE. Beginning May 10, you can see Got ...

Hiring Fair on May 11th

Got Your 6 isn’t just about words. It’s about showing our returning service men and women that we truly do ...

Rapid Results for Homeless Veterans

One of the Campaign’s major goals is to help communities house homeless veterans, but that process often looks different in ...