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

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In efforts to both honor the service of the Greatest Generation and to empower veterans and civilians alike to lead a resurgence of community, the veteran empowerment organization Got Your 6 is holding its annual service project on 6/6 Day to beautify the National WWII Memorial.

Got Your 6 recognizes the significance of June 6 – the anniversary of D-Day – and looks to honor the sacrifices and triumphs of the day by ensuring they are not lost in history.

More than 100 veteran and civilian volunteers will join the Got Your 6 team in a day of service to clean and beautify the memorial.

WHO: Bill Rausch, Executive Director, Got Your 6
James Pierce, Park Ranger and Volunteer Coordinator, National Parks Service

WHEN: Tuesday, June 6
Press and Volunteer Check In: 8:45 – 9:10 AM
Welcome Remarks from Rausch: 9:10 – 9:20 AM
Service Project: 9:20 AM – 12 PM

WHERE: National WWII Memorial
1750 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20006

PRESS RSVP: Mark Szymanski, Director of Public Relations, Got Your 6
202-365-6862, marks@gotyour6.org

About Got Your 6:
Got Your 6 unites nonprofit, Hollywood, and government partners to empower veterans. We believe that veterans are leaders, team builders, and problem solvers who have the unique potential to strengthen communities across the country. As a coalition, Got Your 6 works to integrate these perspectives into popular culture, engage veterans and civilians together to foster understanding, and empower veterans to lead in their communities. For more information, visit gotyour6.org.

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