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Surprise! Most Americans Do Enjoy Being Able To Donate To Charity At The Register

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact

If you're annoyed with cashiers asking for your charitable dollar at checkout, you're not all alone -- but you are in the minority. A report releas...

Macy's Turned Small Cash Register Donations Into $5 Million For Veterans

Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — It turns out small $3 donations at Macy's cash registers leading up to Memorial Day can raise big bucks for veterans. Over the ...

American Sniper Gets It Right for Veterans: Why That Matters

Chris Marvin | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Chris Marvin

There's something unique about American Sniper. If this were just another modern war movie, Chris Kyle might be portrayed as a replica of the hollowed out versions of the soldiers we often see splashed across the big screen.

Military Community Shares Innovative Ideas That Are Changing Our World

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact

Got Your 6 wants all Americans to see the military community like it does. The nonprofit, which works to empower military members to become leaders...

These Are The Questions Veterans Are Tired Of Hearing

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.11.2014 | Impact

Common misperceptions about men and women in uniform can have harmful effects -- just ask a vet. Judging from a 2012 survey by veterans advocacy gr...

6 Veterans Who Are Creating Real Change In Politics, Business, Service

Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact

A nonprofit is aiming to advance the conversation surrounding vets -- holding what are essentially TED talks to share "big ideas" and innovations surr...

More Veterans In Congress Would Make 'Nuclear Options' Less Likely

Chris Marvin | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Chris Marvin

Veterans bring skills for leadership, team building and problem solving. They understand strategy and tactics. They have a global perspective, yet can relate to everyday Americans. They are good leaders.

In Awe Of Veterans, But Not Inspired

Chris Marvin | Posted 08.28.2013 | Impact
Chris Marvin

American culture today is in awe of veterans, but not inspired by them. Society reveres those who sacrifice for us. Yet, somewhere between reverence and motivation there is a division, and even ten years of war has not led most civilians to significantly change their lives. The role of service in our society is at stake.

What We're Getting Wrong About Veteran Employment

Chris Marvin | Posted 03.30.2013 | Impact
Chris Marvin

Historically, the veteran population is more employed than civilians. Since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan, veterans' unemployment has been lower than the national average every year.

The Most Important Reason Vets Should Vote: Politicians Don't Seem To Care

Chris Marvin | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact
Chris Marvin

However, a growing military-civilian divide in this country leaves an impression that the veteran voter might not be as savvy as a civilian, and that candidates might not concern themselves with this population.

Greg Rosalsky

Willie Nelson, Flo Rida To Perform For Vets During 2012 Conventions | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Those near the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions this year can show support for the troops while getting entertainment from Willie Nels...

We've Got Your 6

Sen. Tom Harkin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Sen. Tom Harkin

The anxiety facing veterans as they return to their communities is matched by an overwhelming sense of uncertainty back home. Our history and our American heritage demonstrated that we are at our best when we overcome adversity together.

Major Celebs, Nonprofits, Unions Unite To Tackle Critical Veterans Issues

Chris Marvin | Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact
Chris Marvin

Got Your 6 will challenge all Americans to answer calls to action -- specific tasks that allow civilians to share in the sacrifice and show their appreciation in a meaningful way.