MAJ Bill Rausch

MAJ Bill Rausch

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Commissioning Source:  USMA, 2002

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Bill Rausch is an energetic and accomplished executive leader with strong background in veteran advocacy, government relations, community engagement and relationship building. Mr. Rausch has diverse and proven expertise in public speaking, media appearances, business development, networking and transition assistance. Bill Rausch is the Exec Dir at Got Your 6. He is a former Army Major with 10+ years of service including 17 months in Iraq serving under Generals Casey and Petraeus. Prior to joining GY6, Bill was Political Director at IAVA where he oversaw policy and advocacy campaigns. Prior to his veteran advocacy work, he was a Senior Consultant supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense while assigned to the Pentagon.

Military Experiences

2010 - 2013
2006 - 2007


(1 year, 5 months)
May 2006 - Sep 2007

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools


Information Operations Qualification Course (IOQC)

Individual & Special Skill Schools
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI or higher

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1998 - 2002

Civilian Experiences

Executive Director
Bill Rausch leads and grows a national campaign uniting nonprofit, entertainment industry, business and government partners to shift perceptions of veterans from broken-heroes to leaders, team builders, and problem solvers - civic assets - who have unique potential to lead a resurgence of community across the nation. Since 2012, Got Your 6 has directly impacted more than two million individual veterans and military families, distributed more than $5 million in grants to veteran-focused nonprofits, and had significant measurable impact on how veterans are portrayed in film and television.
Jun 2014 - Dec 2015
Political Director
Bill Rausch developed and executed IAVA’s policy agenda while building trusted relationships with VSOs, MSOs and other non-governmental organizations on shared advocacy priorities. Bill spearheaded efforts to achieve IAVA policy priorities through the Legislative and Executive Branch, including the White House, VA and DoD. Represented IAVA and our members at national and local events, through television, radio, print contributions, and testifying before Congress.