Stories to inspire America. Listen to real American stories that will inspire you to be a better person, role model, and leader for your family, community, and country.
American Snippets is a patriotic podcast and entrepreneurial mindset driven interview show that is hosted by Barbara Allen and Dave Brown.
Barbara Allen is a military widow turned entrepreneur, award-winning author, and speaker. Dave Brown is a real estate investor, serial entrepreneur, and business coach.
Together, Barb and Dave use the "power of story" to make America a better and more free place. Draw inspiration from a powerful network of genuine guests from across the country who are influential Americans, veteran entrepreneurs, military heroes, celebrities, business leaders, and selfless citizens who exemplify the core values and principals our country was founded on.
It’s time to come together, united by our love of country, to celebrate all things that makes America great.
Don’t just be inspired. Be Exceptional.
Love after Loss with Gold Star Wife Charissa Westfall
The story of SEAL Team 10 was widely publicized through the book and movie, Lone Survivor. Because of that, many of us know about the extraordinary courage and tragic deaths of the men on that Afghanistan mountain with Marcus Luttrell.
How to Burst Out of Your Bubble with Travis Chappell
Travis Chappell is an expert on building networks and relationships. His own network is massive and the multi-tiered relationships he’s built are the result of the value he’s brought to those relationships as well as the value he’s gained. His success as a top podcast creator, a real estate investor, and relationship expert can appear to be all about fun and luck, but in reality, it’s a world away from where he started.
Tactically Awesome with Army Veteran, Book Publisher and Space Force Member Erik Shaw
Army veteran Erik Shaw is the founder of Tactical 16 publishing company. Tactical 16 works primarily with authors in the Armed Forces, Police, Fire, and Rescue communities in a hybrid publishing model designed to be an affordable yet powerful outlet to write and publish their books. Having recently stepped away from running that company, Erik moved into the same work for professional athletes. He’s also a member of the United States Space and continues to offer brand and marketing support to the company he founded. example of someone who's maintained.
Officer Parker: The Man Behind The Badge
Police Officer Gregory Parker captured the country’s eye when a news crew caught him on video running down and capturing a suspect. That video led to a call from the hit TV show, Ultra Tag, and from there Officer Parker’s public platform exploded.
Erick Poston: The mission and Story Behind Oakley’s Infinite Hero Foundation
For over a decade, our country’s military has been bearing the brunt of seemingly endless wars. Many of those who honorably serve are returning home with physical injuries that impact their lives, or emotional wounds that make it difficult for them to move forward. Too many do not return at all, leaving grieving families behind to carry that loss forever.
America is stepping forward to serve our veterans. Over 46,000 military-focused nonprofits exist today. So when Oakley, Inc, decided to do its part to give back, it took another path.
Christa Cairus, Survivor of Sexual Trafficking and a Spinal Cord Injury, on Surviving and Thriving Through Trauma
Christa Cairus is a two-time author. She’s a speaker, a teacher, a mom of 3, and a Special Olympics coach. Her first book,” Beautiful Survivor, overcoming the statistics” shares in depth detail on her life as a young girl who was preyed upon and sexually trafficked.
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Real and relevant
This powerhouse team of Barb and Dave gives a voice to topics in a real, relevant, and in your face way, that is often missing today. Their leadership and voices need to be heard by many. I’ve listened to this podcast many times and it never fails to add value to my life.
Good conversation, great insight
I was listening to this podcast before the Pandemic, but now it’s my time in the mornings with coffee, positive stories, great perspective, and I love it. I always leave feeling inspired, feeling more connected to other people’s journeys, pains, victories and love for life and their fellow American.
A real inspiration
Barbara not only is an inspiration herself, she and Fave are helping others to inspire with their amazing stories. Listen and be amazed!