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Got Your 6 Announces Third Round of “6 Certified” Projects, Recognizing Content that Responsibly Portrays Veterans in Film and TelevisionProjects Honored with “6 Certified” Status Include “Fargo,” “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce,” “Max,” “Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Shooter” and “Saturday Night Live”Los Angeles, Calif. – Got Your 6 has unveiled the latest round of “6 Certified” projects, recognizing film and television programs that work to normalize the depiction of veterans. Programs to receive the honor of being “6 Certified” include the feature film “Max,” episodes of “Fargo,” “Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce,” “Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Saturday Night Live,” USA Network’s forthcoming “Shooter” and “West Texas Investors Club,” among others. Full list of honoree statements below. This third round of projects to receive “6 Certified” status was discussed onstage Sunday at an ATX Television Festival panel for NBC’s “The Night Shift.” This panel examined the power of television to shift public pe…
Bill Rausch shares his top lessons in first 100 days as Executive Director at Got Your 6 Bill Rausch at SXSW (Photo: Got Your 6) The first 100 days of any new job is both exciting and potentially daunting. As the new executive director of Got Your 6, I’ve found this to be especially true as we work to empower veterans to lead a resurgence of community across the nation. Here are six big lessons I have learned or have re-confirmed in my first 100 days: 1. Organizations are people (#OneTeamOneFight) Over the past 100 days, I’ve assessed where Got Your 6 has been and where we’re headed. It’s  clear that our success is the direct result of the people in our organization. The team is essential to achieving the goals we’ve set as we forge ahead in 2016. Having the right team is critical, and without the right people in the right places, it’s impossible to succeed. The Got Your 6 team is second to none and our success this year and beyond will be a direct result of their hard work and dedic…
Veterans eligible for free dental care this Saturday (today)!
Dr. Neil Sung, right, treats local veteran Bob Freese as a Midwestern Dental student observes during the Healthy Mouth Movement free dental care for veterans event at the Aspen Dental office on Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Glendale, Ariz. (Rick Scuteri/AP Images for Aspen Dental)

By Bill Rausch and Dr. Jere Gillan While the military part of a soldier’s life may end, the drive to continue to serve does not. For many veterans, like the both of us, reintegration back into the civilian world was predicated on finding ways to continue to serve our communities through work or volunteerism, or both. Yet, reintegration can be hard, especially when a veteran is unable to take care of their health – particularly their oral health. The appearance of one’s mouth and teeth can affect a lot of things, including their self-esteem, view on life, and ability to interview for a job. In fact, according to the American Dental Association (ADA),