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'6 Certified' aims to shift how veterans are pictured on film, TV
'6 Certified' aims to shift how veterans are pictured on film, TV

A group dedicated to the entertainment industry's realistic representation of veterans is announcing on Friday a new seal of approval for portrayals of military men and women in films and television shows. Called "6 Certified," after the military term that means "I've got your back," the program is launching with the support of First Lady Michelle Obama. The campaign seeks to shift perception of veterans in pop culture. Studios, producers and other content creators will be eligible for the certification badge if the work contains "a representative and balanced depiction of veterans" and fulfills at least one of six pledges: to research or consult...

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