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Got Your 6’s Fifth Annual “Storytellers” Set to Inspire in Los Angeles and D.C.

Veteran empowerment showcase to be hosted by Paramount Pictures Studios on Nov. 6 and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Phil Roe, M.D., on Nov. 8

WASHINGTON (October 11, 2017) — The national veteran empowerment organization Got Your 6 is teaming up with Paramount Pictures Studios …

Got Your 6 Recognizes New Class of “6 Certified” Projects

CBS’s “SEAL Team,” NBC’s “Great News,” film “Rebel in the Rye” among projects recognized to accurately portray military veterans

WASHINGTON (September 25, 2017) – Got Your 6 today announced six new projects have received its 6 Certified designation, a …

Aspen Dental’s MouthMobile Brings Free Dental Care to Boston Veterans

Got Your 6, local veterans’ organizations, and community leaders attend as show of support

BOSTON (September 21, 2017) – Local veterans received free dental care today aboard Aspen Dental’s MouthMobile – a 42-foot long …

Got Your 6 Announces Continued Partnership with NFLPA

2017 NFL season partnership will spread positive veteran message

WASHINGTON (September 7, 2017) – With the 2017 NFL season kicking off Thursday night, Got Your 6 is excited to announce …

Got Your 6 Celebrates Senate Passage of “Forever” GI Bill

Largest GI Bill expansion in decade heads to President’s desk

Washington, D.C (August 2, 2017) – Got Your 6 today celebrated the Senate’s bipartisan passage of H.R 3218, The Harry …

Got Your 6 Celebrates Announcement of Bipartisan Forever GI Bill

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee-sponsored legislation secures GI Bill into next century

WASHINGTON (July 13, 2017) — As a member of the 38-organization strong coalition of Forever GI Bill supporters, the veterans …

Got Your 6 Issues Support Letter for Forever GI Bill

GI Bill expansion will make education a lifetime benefit

WASHINGTON (July 13, 2017) – As a member of a coalition fighting to the largest GI Bill expansion in more than a …

MACY’S GOT YOUR 6 CHARITY EVENT DRIVES FUNDS FOR MILITARY VETERANS

From Wednesday, June 28 to Tuesday, July 4, Macy’s will host fundraising event in stores and on macys.com

NEW YORK, NY (June 27, 2017) – Macy’s invites customers to celebrate July 4th and five years of giving back …

Got Your 6 Backs Major Bipartisan VA Reform Bill

Joins major VSOs in support of VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

WASHINGTON (June 13, 2017) — Later today, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on major bipartisan reform legislation previously …

Got Your 6 Applauds VA’s Announcement on Electronic Health Records

Change would integrate DoD, VA health records

WASHINGTON (June 5, 2017) — The veterans empowerment organization Got Your 6 issued the following statement applauding the Department of …

MEDIA ADVISORY: Got Your 6 to Host WWII Memorial Service Project on 6/6 Day

Veterans and community volunteers to help beautify the National WWII Memorial in Washington, D.C. on D-Day Anniversary

****MEDIA ADVISORY**** In efforts to both honor the service of the Greatest Generation and to empower veterans and civilians alike …

Got Your 6 Honors 13 Projects as “6 Certified”

CBS’s “Criminal Minds,” Bleecker Street/LD Entertainment’s “Megan Leavey,” Netflix’s “Five Came Back” among projects recognized

WASHINGTON (May 24, 2017) – Got Your 6 today announced the awarding of 13 new projects with its 6 Certified …

Aspen Dental’s MouthMobile Brings Free Dental Care to Pittsburgh Veterans

Representatives from Got Your 6, a national veteran’s organization, along with local veterans’ organizations and community leaders join in festivities

Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA, (May 16, 2017) – Local veterans received free dental care today aboard Aspen Dental’s MouthMobile – …

Veterans Empowerment Group ‘Got Your 6’ Turns Five

Celebrating five years of impact, Got Your 6 looks to the future

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2017) – Five years ago today, nearly every major studio, network, and talent agency in the entertainment …

Media Advisory: Got Your 6 Joins Aspen Dental to Provide Free Dental Care to Pittsburgh Veterans

MouthMobile stops at Highmark Stadium May 16

The veterans empowerment organization Got Your 6, its partner Aspen Dental, and the Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania are …

Aspen Dental To Provide Free Dental Care For Veterans During Nationwide Day Of Service

Nearly 450 Aspen Dental offices to provide free care to an estimated 7,000 veterans on June 24

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (May 1, 2017) — Aspen Dental today announced its fourth annual Day of Service event, which provides free …

Myx TV Kicks Off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Saluting Asian American Veterans In Partnership With Got Your 6

Hosts Exclusive Industry Event in Beverly Hills Including VIP Panel and Premiere Screening of TV Special Narrated By Maggie Q, with Special Message from California Congressman and U.S. Air Force Veteran Ted Lieu

Los Angeles (May 1, 2017) – Myx TV, the multicultural Asian American entertainment network, will recognize Asian Pacific American Heritage …

MilTribe and Got Your 6 Partner In Support of #ShesBadass Campaign

Campaign highlights women veterans who defy stereotypes

SAN ANTONIO (May 1, 2017) – The military-only marketplace MilTribe and veteran empowerment organization Got Your 6 announce a partnership …

Got Your 6 Statement on Executive Order on VA Accountability

Establishes new VA accountability office, creates task force on waste and fraud

WASHINGTON (April 27, 2017) — Got Your 6 released the following statement on President Trump’s Executive Order establishing a new accountability …

Got Your 6 Welcomes Cathleen Pearl as Director of Development

U.S. Navy, Air National Guard vet to lead group's fundraising efforts

WASHINGTON (April 17, 2017) — The veteran empowerment organization Got Your 6 today welcomed Cathleen Pearl as its Director of …

Got Your 6 Launches #ShesBadass PSA to Celebrate Women Veterans

Video features four women veterans who defy stereotypes

WASHINGTON (March 31, 2017) – While the nation wraps up Women’s History Month, the veteran empowerment organization Got Your 6 …

Vet Tix and Got Your 6 Announce Partnership to Support Successful Veteran Reintegration

Partnership will allow Got Your 6 to distribute free tickets to veterans, active duty, and family members

WASHINGTON (March 28, 2017) – The nonprofit Veteran Tickets Foundation (Vet Tix) and the veterans empowerment organization Got Your 6 …

Media Advisory: Got Your 6 to Join Announcement of National Global War on Terrorism Memorial-Authorizing Legislation

Press conference scheduled March 28, 1pm ET

WASHINGTON (March 27, 2017) – As partners of the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation, Got Your 6’s leadership will …

Got Your 6 Statement on Today’s White House Meeting with President Trump

Rausch urges President to promote positive veteran empowerment message

WASHINGTON (March 17, 2017) – Got Your 6 Executive Director and Iraq War veteran Bill Rausch today joined the leadership …

Got Your 6 Grants $1.1 Million to Nonprofit Partners Through Macy’s Annual Fundraising Campaign

Veteran empowerment organization increases 2015 grant total by 22 percent

WASHINGTON (March 1, 2017) – Got Your 6 today announced $1.1 million in funding granted to 20 of its nonprofit …

Got Your 6 Welcomes Lauren Augustine as Director of Government Relations

U.S. Army veteran to lead group’s empowerment policy efforts

WASHINGTON (February 15, 2017) – The veterans group Got Your 6 today named Lauren Augustine as the organization’s first director …

Got Your 6 Welcomes Rene’ Bardorf as Wounded Warrior Project’s New Senior VP of Government and Community Relations

Rausch: “Bardof has a proven record of putting military members, veterans, and their families first.”

WASHINGTON (February 7, 2017) — Got Your 6 cheered today’s announcement that Wounded Warrior Project named René Carbone Bardorf as …

Got Your 6 Issues Support Letter Prior to Dr. Shulkin Hearing

"Dr. Shulkin has demonstrated his unwavering commitment of serving our veterans and our nation"

WASHINGTON (February 1, 2017) – Late yesterday, Got Your 6’s Executive Director Bill Rausch sent a letter to U.S. Senate Committee …

Got Your 6 Praises Sec. McDonald, Commits to Working with Dr. Shulkin to Continue VA Reforms

Group supports Trump Administration’s efforts to finish transformation McDonald started

WASHINGTON (Jan. 11, 2017) — Upon news that David J. Shulkin, MD, the current VA Under Secretary for Health, was …

Got Your 6 Kicks off 2017 with New Class of 6 Certified Projects

CBS Films and Lionsgate’s “Patriots Day,” Netflix’s “One Day at a Time,” HISTORY’s “SIX,” among those recognized

WASHINGTON (January 6, 2017) – Got Your 6 today announced five new 6 Certified projects in recognition of film, television, …

Twenty Veterans Groups Urge President-elect to Retain McDonald as Head of VA

Message to transition team: We cannot afford to start over

WASHINGTON (Dec. 14, 2016) — Today a group of 20 military, veteran, and family organizations sent a letter to the …

After Election Day, Got Your 6 Calls on Veterans to Unite and Lead Country

WASHINGTON (Nov., 9, 2016) — All throughout this election cycle Got Your 6 and our veteran, military, and family partners …

Got Your 6 Announces Largest, Most Diverse Class of “6 Certified” Projects in Campaign History

“Sully,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Marvel’s Luke Cage,” “Justified,” join Broadway musical “Bandstand” in list of honored projects

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 1, 2016) – Got Your 6 announced today 13 new “6 Certified” projects in celebration of film, television, and …

Got Your 6 and Discovery Communications to Showcase Veteran Empowerment in DC on November 10

“Storytellers” program to bust myths about veterans as “broken heroes”

WASHINGTON (Oct. 24, 2016) — The veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 is teaming up with Discovery Communications to host …

Television Academy Hosts Got Your 6 “Storytellers” November 1 to Showcase Veteran Empowerment

Event will include Ryan Phillippe, star of upcoming USA Network conspiracy thriller, “Shooter”

WASHINGTON (Oct. 24, 2016) — The Television Academy is once again partnering on Storytellers, an annual event produced by the …

Got Your 6 and HBO to Showcase Veteran Empowerment in NYC on October 26

“Storytellers” program to bust myths about veterans as “broken heroes”

WASHINGTON (Oct. 19, 2016) — The veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 is teaming up with HBO to host its …

Veteran PSA Tells Voters: Don’t Just Thank, Vote!

Got Your 6, ATTN:, Omaze campaign features veterans Rob Riggle, David Eigenberg, J.W. Cortes, actors Tom Arnold and Joe Manganiello, and others

WASHINGTON (Oct. 14, 2016) — As a tangible way to honor those who fought to defend their freedoms, Americans are …

Got Your 6 Welcomes Nonprofits to Veteran Empowerment Coalition

Members include America's Warrior Partnership, Service to School, Travis Manion Foundation, Warrior-Scholar Project

WASHINGTON (October 13, 2016) – The veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 today welcomed four new members to its Veteran …

Got Your 6’s Veterans Civic Health Index Confirms Value of Veterans in Strengthening Communities

Sociological examination of veterans confirms higher rates of voting, volunteering, and civic engagement

WASHINGTON (Sept. 29, 2016) – The veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 today unveiled the latest findings of its annual …

Got Your 6: Thank a Veteran by Voting in November

Veteran empowerment campaign launches voter portal on National Voter Registration Day

WASHINGTON (Sept. 27, 2016) – To kick off National Voter Registration Day, veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 launched a …

Lionsgate’s “Deepwater Horizon” Honored as a Got Your 6 “6 Certified” Project

Mark Wahlberg recognized for role as Marine who epitomized veteran leadership

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 18, 2016) – A day before the film’s U.S. premiere at New Orleans’ Orpheum Theater, Got Your 6 announced that Lionsgate’s …

HBO Exec, Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient Join “6 Certified” Review Committee

Vets group Got Your 6 accepting applications for projects accurately portraying veterans

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 12, 2016) – The veteran empowerment campaign Got Your 6 today welcomed new members to its “6 …

Got Your 6 Congratulates NFC Defense on Winning ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud”

NFLPA team wins $25,000 to support Got Your 6’s veteran empowerment campaign

WASHINGTON (July 5, 2016) – Fresh off the victory by the National Football League Players Association’s (NFLPA) NFC Defense during …

“Celebrity Family Feud” Episode Featuring NFLPA Lineup Of NFL Players To Air On July 3

NFLPA and “Family Feud” Team Up for NFL Players Game Show Competition on ABC’s Primetime Series “Celebrity Family Feud”

NEW YORK (June 23, 2016) — The NFL Players Association (NFLPA), its content subsidiary Athlete Content and Entertainment (“ACE Media”), …

Nearly 400 Aspen Dental Branded Practices Offer Free Dental Care to Veterans on June 25

Aspen Dental dentists and teams hope to treat close to 5,000 veterans for free on one single day in June as part of the Healthy Mouth Movement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (June 22, 2016) – Veterans across the nation will receive free dental care at nearly 400 participating Aspen …

Got Your 6 Announces Third Round of “6 Certified” Projects, Recognizing Content that Responsibly Portrays Veterans in Film and Television

Projects Honored with “6 Certified” Status Include “Fargo,” “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce,” “Max,” “Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Shooter” and “Saturday Night Live”

Los Angeles, Calif. (June 20, 2016) – Got Your 6 has unveiled the latest round of “6 Certified” projects, recognizing …

Statement: Got Your 6 Welcomes Appointment of Lt. General Michael Linnington as Wounded Warrior Project Chief Executive Officer

WASHINGTON (June 16, 2016) – Today, Bill Rausch, Iraq War veteran and Executive Director of the national veteran empowerment campaign …

Got Your 6 Now Available on Veterans Call Micro Donations App

New partnership provides support to veterans, active-duty military and their families

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON (June 15, 2016) — Veterans Call, an industry-leading new app that enables Americans to give back …

Got Your 6 Hosts WWII Memorial Service Project on 6/6 Day

Veterans mobilize 125 community volunteers to honor the legacy of the Greatest Generation

WASHINGTON (June 6, 2016) – As an Honor Flight of WWII veterans attended a ceremony at the National WWII Memorial …

GOT YOUR 6 WELCOMES BILL RAUSCH AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

U.S. Army Veteran, Policy Expert and Entrepreneur Assumes Leadership Role

Washington, D.C. (December 17, 2015) – Got Your 6, the national campaign that works to bridge the civilian-military divide, has …

Got Your 6 Announces New Slate of “6 Certified” Projects, Honoring Film and Television Content that Thoughtfully Portrays Veterans

Projects Recognized with “6 Certified” Status Include “Jurassic World,” “Gotham,” “BoJack Horseman” and More

Los Angeles, Calif.  – (November 10, 2015) – Got Your 6 announced today the second round of “6 Certified” projects, …

Television Academy Joins Got Your 6 Storytellers Events November 5 and 10 To Help Put Spotlight On Veterans Issues

Partnership Will Encourage Content Creators To Accurately Depict Veterans on Television

Washington, DC (November 4, 2015) — The Television Academy is partnering on Storytellers, a Veterans Day-timed event produced by Got …

NFL Players Association Announces Partnership With Got Your 6

NFLPA and GY6 team up to change the conversation about America’s veterans

WASHINGTON (Sept. 15, 2015) — The NFL Players Association is proud to announce a new partnership with Got Your 6, a …

Got Your 6 Unveils First Round of “6 Certified” Projects, Salutes Films and Television Series That Accurately Portray Veterans and Military Families

Projects Honored with “6 Certified” Status Include “American Sniper,” “Modern Family,” “Dancing with the Stars” and More

Los Angeles, Calif. – (June 23, 2015) – Got Your 6 today unveiled the first round of “6 Certified” projects, …

First-Ever Sociological Examination of Civic Health as it Relates to Veterans Released by Got Your 6 and National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC)

Military Service a Strong Indicator of Higher Rates of Voting, Volunteering, and Civic Engagement, Says New Veterans Civic Health Index

Washington, D.C.  – (April 30, 2015) – Got Your 6 today unveiled the findings of the first-ever Veterans Civic Health …

GOT YOUR 6 LEADS VETERAN EMPOWERMENT MOVEMENT THIS VETERANS DAY

National Philanthropic Campaign Planning an Array of Cross-Sector Initiatives

Washington, D.C.  – (November 5, 2014) – Got Your 6, the national campaign working to change the narrative around veterans …

Got Your 6 Joins Philanthropic Leaders to Pledge Millions to Support Veterans and Military Families

Philanthropic and Nonprofit Leaders Come Together with the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to launch the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge

Washington, DC (April 30, 2014)—Today, Got Your 6 is proud to join over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce …

First Lady Michelle Obama, Got Your 6 and Entertainment Business Leaders Gather to Discuss the Portrayal of Veterans in Entertainment

New “6 Certified” Program Will Validate Veterans and Military Families in Television and Film

Washington, D.C.  – (January 30, 2014) – Today, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Got Your 6 and industry leaders in …

GOT YOUR 6 CELEBRATES VETERANS DAY WITH SERVICE, SCHOLARSHIP AND STORYTELLING

Series of Nationwide Initiatives Include Veteran Storytelling Event Hosted by Google and Scholastic HISTORY® Partnership

 Los  Angeles,  CA  -­‐-­‐  (October  22,  2013)  –  The  national  veteran  campaign,  Got  Your  6,  kicks  off  Veterans   Day  week …

As Registry Week Ends, Work of Housing San Antonio’s Homeless Begins

Compelling Data Emerges as +100 Volunteers Complete 441 Surveys of Local Homeless

SAN ANTONIO (June 13, 2014) — Over 100 volunteers took to the streets of San Antonio this week to compile …

MACY’S ‘AMERICAN ICONS’ CAMPAIGN SURPASSES $3 MILLION GOAL FOR GOT YOUR 6

Hundreds of thousands of veterans and military families expected to benefit from ‘American Icons’ fundraising for Got Your 6

Los Angeles, CA — (June 10, 2013) – Today, national veteran campaign Got Your 6 and leading national retailer Macy’s …

GOT YOUR 6 CELEBRATES STAR-STUDDED YEAR OF VETERAN SERVICE

National Veteran Campaign Achieves Impressive Results in Inaugural Year, Announces Macy’s “American Icons” Partnership and Releases New PSA from Gavin DeGraw

Los Angeles, CA — (May 10, 2013) – Today, the national veteran campaign Got Your 6 celebrates its first anniversary …

GOT YOUR 6 HIGHLIGHTS VETERAN EMPLOYMENT WITH “VETERAN HIRING WEEK” PRESENTED BY WELLS FARGO

Wells Fargo Pledges to Veterans, ‘I’ve Got Your Back,’ with $1 million sponsorship of Got Your 6

Los Angeles, CA — (March 25, 2013) – In the military, “Got your six” means “I’ve got your back” and …

Got Your 6 Hosts Celebration of Service Event for Newly Elected Military Veterans in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 28, 2012) — On November 28, Got Your 6, along with a host committee comprised of more …

The Mission Continues Teams With Got Your 6 to Bring Hollywood And Veterans Together For Service Project To Help Feed Los Angeles Children

Producer J.J. Abrams, Entertainment Industry Executives, And Celebrities Celebrate Veterans Day With Service at Universal Studios Hollywood

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 2, 2012) – National veterans nonprofit The Mission Continues, alongside the Got Your 6 campaign, is kicking …

EVA LONGORIA, FLO RIDA STEP OUT FOR GOT YOUR 6 AND LIFETIME TELEVISION

Private Event Held During Democratic National Convention Features Special Guest Eva Longoria Along with Exclusive Musical Performance by Flo Rida and Other Celebrity Attendees

  WHEN: Wednesday/September 5, 2012 9:00 PM – Press Check-in 10:00 PM – Arrivals (OPEN PRESS) 11:00 PM – Event …

GOT YOUR 6 AND LIFETIME TELEVISION HOST CONCERT IN TAMPA, FLORIDA

Private Event Held During Republican National Convention Features Special Guests Meghan, Cindy and Senator John McCain Along with Exclusive Musical Performance by Sara Evans and Surprise Celebrity Attendees

WHEN: Wednesday/August 29, 2012 9:15 PM – Press Check-in 10:00 PM – Arrivals (OPEN PRESS) 11:00 PM – Event Begins/Red …

GOT YOUR 6 AND THE SAN DIEGO PADRES HIT HOME RUN FOR VETERANS

Hollywood‐backed campaign teams up with San Diego Padres to Salute Veterans

WHEN: August 19, 2012 at 1:05 PM WHERE: Petco Park, 100 Park Boulevard San Diego, California 92101 WHAT: As part …

Top Hollywood Studios, Television Networks, Talent Agencies and Guilds Come Together For Launch Of New Veterans Campaign: “Got Your 6”

Campaign Spotlights Veterans as Civic Assets and Leaders, Focuses On Six Pillars: Jobs, Education, Health, Housing, Family, and Leadership

Los Angeles, CA—May 10, 2012—In an unprecedented show of support for veterans and military families, nearly every major studio, broadcast …