A group of major media companies, talent agencies and unions are teaming up with 24 nonprofit organizations aimed at building awareness of issues of military veterans – employment, housing and education, said the Los Angeles Times.

The initiative is being called, “Got Your Six,” which is the military’s way of saying, “I’ve got your back.”

The effort includes a widespread campaign by celebrities, and an overall effort at portraying military veterans in a more positive light in movies and on television.

Read more at the Los Angeles Times. 

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A Colorado native, Amber Baillie graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. For over three years, she wrote for the Air Force Academy's official base newspaper and has written articles for Your Boulder and the Cheyenne and Woodmen Editions. For the Business Journal, she covers cyber, aerospace and defense, and nonprofit news.

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