This week, Got Your 6, the organization developed to recreate a more positive and accurate image of veterans and service members in today’s culture, announced the first list in its “6 Certified” campaign.
The 6 Certified campaign was launched earlier this year to focus on battling negative veteran stereotypes and misconceptions in popular media. The first round of accolades includes full-length films American Sniper and Amira and Sam, along with certain episodes of the television shows Dancing with the Stars, Hawaii Five-0, Modern Family and The Night Shift.
To comply with the 6 Certified programs, the creators of these were to fulfill one or more of the following actions as outlined on the Got Your 6 website:
These projects were submitted by representatives from their respective studios when production was over and were then reviewed for eligibility by the 6 Certified committees.
Hopefully, this initiative and others created by the Got Your 6 campaign will continue to improve the image of veterans and returning service members on the whole so they can be seen in a more accurate light.