Chris Pratt, Harrison Ford, Martin Sheen, Bradley Cooper, Jason Sudeikis, Sally Field, Gabourey Sidibe and more have teamed up with Got Your 6 to help veterans find work upon retiring from military service. More about Got Your 6—which is military speak for “got your back”:
Got Your 6 is a campaign that unites nonprofit, Hollywood, and government partners. Got Your 6 believes 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.
Got Your 6 knows that most veterans leave the military seeking new challenges, and the campaign ensures that there are opportunities for them to continue their service.
Through entertainment industry partners, Got Your 6 works to normalize the depictions of veterans on film and television to dispel common myths about the veteran population. Through nonprofit and government partners, Got Your 6 ensures successful veteran reintegration and empowers veterans to lead here at home.
Together, Got Your 6 and its partners are shifting public perceptions so that veterans’ leadership and skills are recognized and utilized at home to strengthen communities.
You can donate to Got Your 6 here. For more ways to help Got Your 6 get veterans back to work, click here. Are you on Twitter or Instagram? If so, how about posting a photo with the hashtag #AmericanSelfie? Each time the hashtag is used, Macy’s will donate $1 to Got Your 6 for up to $250,000 through July 4. Your karma could probably use the boost.