American Hero Show

American Hero Show

Retired US Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills (82nd Airborne) is a recalibrated warrior, motivational speaker, bestselling author and an advocate for veterans and amputees. Travis brings his unique and inspirational perspective to conversations with American Heroes from military, medical, first responders (and more) backgrounds. Learn about them, and from them through their conversations with Travis - Hero to Hero. This project benefits the Travis Mills Foundation, supporting special-needs veterans and their families.

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September 2, 2022 32 min

Many will never forget Mike's game-winning goal in the "Miracle on Ice" game to defeat the USSR, but Mike was also the Captain of the iconic team that brought home a Gold Medal in Lake Placid in the 1980 Olympics.  He shares memories of that team, what it was like playing for Coach Brooks and how his grandkids skate at the Mike Eruzione Center in his hometown of Winthrop, MA...and don't even know who that is - becau...

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From the Army to practicing law to local politics and finally spending 28 years in House of Representatives representing New York’s 2nd and 3rd Districts, Representative King shares how as a “blue-collar conservative” he was able to consistently win re-election in a district that often voted against his party in other elections.  From his upbringing in a working-class family to his long career in politics; Rep. King says he still “...

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Spit on when he returned from Vietnam, this former Marine has turned into one of the most successful media moguls in American history.  Learn how he found inspiration from within as well as from colleagues like the great Norman Lear and others throughout his impressive career.

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August 30, 2022 29 min

The Executive Director of Tuesday’s Children, a nonprofit family service organization based in New York founded to support the 3,051 children who lost a parent in the attacks on September 11, 2001.  She shares the history of how Tuesday’s Children has helped the children impacted on that tragic day as well as more recent stories of children who have lost loved ones and how their foundation has helped them connect with others who ha...

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Born with Spina Bifida, Enock Glidden is an athlete, adventurer, motivational speaker and advocate for others with disabilities.  Despite not having the use of his legs, Enock has lived to overcome life’s challenges, breaking physical barriers and defying odds - including climbing the sheer face of Yosemite's iconic El Capitan.

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Bernie Marcus chronicles his story of a young Jewish boy who grew up poor in New Jersey tenements and went on to start a great American Company at the ripe young age of 50.  He shares that they were so broke when he and Arthur Blank started the company they filled the shelves with empty boxes and paint cans to appear to have more inventory - but that the company built their success because they valued their customers and employees ...

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Ever wondered how a smash hit TV show was first created?  Maybe you’ve wanted to know how much of a reality TV show is scripted…  Maine Cabin Masters star & Designer Ashley Morrill and her carpenter husband Ryan Eldridge talk about that and so much more in this episode. They also share stories about some of the work they did with Travis and how they live for the moment their newly renovated cabin’s owners first lay eyes on thei...

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After Ms. Arsht (understandably) calls Tim out at the beginning of the episode for a misstep in his introduction, a riveting discussion ensues featuring Ms. Arsht asking Travis a variety of deep questions that cause him to think about what drives him and where his resiliency comes from.
About Adrienne Arsht: Following a trailblazing and impressive law career, Ms. Arsht has devoted her life to giving back to the communities she calls...

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Retired USMC Infantry Major Scott Huesing joins Travis and Tim to talk about his bestselling book "Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City" and how he helps raise awareness for veteran suicide and PTSD through the nonprofit organization "Save the Brave."

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Travis and Tim talk about the latest news regarding the Travis Mills Foundation, including a new Health and Wellness Center that allows them to help more families.  Travis is also excited to have opened the White Duck Brew Pub in Maine, a restaurant that not only serves mouth-watering food, but also provides jobs for many in the local community.
Building on the incredible response and success of the first season; the second season f...

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June 29, 2022 50 sec

Coming July 4, 2022... AHSS2

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June 27, 2022 40 sec

Coming July 4, 2022... AHSS2

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Alex Stanchfield is the founder of Retirement You; one of the largest educational financial workshop brands in the United States and has worked in the retirement planning industry since 2006. He is also an owner of Foundations Investment Advisors and one of the founders of the American Hero Show to help support the Travis Mills Foundation.
He talks about why he got involved with the show and a special planning offer for all the “Peo...

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Learn about how the Travis Mills Foundation was founded in this bonus episode featuring a conversation with Chief Operating Officer Dr. Kelly Roseberry.   The COO also provides an update on all the latest programs at the retreat and what's next for the Travis Mills Foundation!

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March 25, 2022 31 min

After her time with FOX News, Jenna felt fact-based, non-partisan news was missing in the American media landscape, so she followed her passion and launched SmartHER News

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March 25, 2022 35 min

Leif is a former U.S. Navy SEAL officer, co-author of #1 New York Times bestseller Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he serves as President/Chief Operating Officer, leadership instructor, speaker, and strategic advisor.  As a SEAL platoon commander, Leif led major combat operations in the Battle of Ramadi, now he inspires others across America to lead their teams as he once ...

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After his good friend and teammate died serving our country overseas, Staat left the NFL behind and followed in Pat Tillman’s steps by enlisting in the Marines before serving overseas.  

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COVID couldn’t slow Ingrid down in her mission to support families in her community by leading programs to provide critical childcare and remote learning assistance…

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Adopted as a child; the President and Founder of C&R Flooring now spends his life giving back the gratitude he has found in having a family to love.

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February 21, 2022 35 min

The Gary Sinise Foundation helped build the specially adapted smart home the Mills family moved into in 2014.  The acclaimed actor shared how he was “scared to death” and was “shocked into doing more” by the events of 9/11 and how he became so active in the service life after that unforgettable day.  Gary calls Travis an inspiration for persevering through such a challenging experience and still somehow keeping a sense of humor abo...

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