U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, former Police Officer and Firefighter Travis Howze is an international touring Comedian and Motivational Speaker who has been igniting top stages around the world with laughter and inspirational messages for over a decade! Author of Create Your Own Light, Travis has been able to find healing after an extremely chaotic and traumatic past which led him on a path to helping others through his very personal story of “Finding Post Traumatic Purpose.” 

In episode #006 of "The Shawn Ryan Show" Shawn sits down with Travis Howze. Travis is a Marine Corps Veteran, former Firefighter, former Police Officer, Stand Up Comedian, author of "Create Your Own Light" and PTSD Awareness Advocate. He was a Charleston firefighter who responded to the deadly Sofa Superstore Charleston 9 fire in 2007 which took the lives of 9 brave men (This was the deadliest firefighter disaster in the US since the September 11 attacks). Shawn and Travis sit down and discuss in depth about the events that happened during the Sofa Superstore Fire, how it led Travis down a very dark depressing road, and his journey overcoming PTSD "Post Traumatic Stress Disorder" by finding his new purpose in life. 



Travis' Raw and Uncensored story of Finding Post Traumatic Purpose after a lifetime of extremely traumatic exposure. Watch the promo video here.

“Amazing inside look to the world of warfighters, cops and firefighters, the struggles, triumphs, dark moments and the redemptive power of love, family, and purpose. Travis blends humor and wisdom in an authentic voice earned only by those whose road rash is from aggressively investing their own skin in the game. If you are, know or are thinking of joining this community read this book, it will improve your odds of survival.”


-Chief Bobby Halton 

Educational Director FDIC International



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